FWD: FREE to good home: IBM RT 6150s

From: Anthony Eros <Anthony.Eros_at_digital.com>
Date: Tue Nov 11 22:14:01 1997

I'd like to snag one of those as well. Any chance of doing some sort of coordinated roadtrip with folks meeting in a central place for distribution?

-- Tony Eros
   Digital Equipment Corporation

From: John R. Keys Jr.[SMTP:jrkeys_at_concentric.net]
Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 1997 7:44 PM
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Subject: Re: FWD: FREE to good home: IBM RT 6150s

If no one close want them I could drive from Minnesota to your home a
meeting place close to the IL border one of these weekends before snow hits.
At 09:16 PM 11/10/97 -0500, you wrote:
>Found the following on comp.sys.ibm.pc.rt
>Anybody near him wanna rescue these machines.
>I acquired one about a month ago here in Indiana, along
>with a fairly complete set of books and disks. Mine has
>two ESDI drives (300mb & 110mb) and loaded with
>AIX 2.2. It's a tower case about 24" x 24" x 9".
>If I remember the front panel says System 135.
>Mike Thompson
>Subject: FREE to good home: IBM RT 6150s
>From: Bill Bradford <mrbill_at_texas.net>
>Date: Sun, Nov 9, 1997 20:52 EST
>Message-id: <645pd8$cbc$1_at_news3.texas.net>
>I recently acquired this whole bunch, with the intention of getting
>at least a couple of them reloaded and working; however, I've now
>got plans to move soon, and cant afford to move these machines. I'd
>like to see them go to a good home; so they're free to the first
>person to come pick them up.
>System Configurations: (6 systems)
> EAP processors (16mb RAM each)
> dual ESDI hard drives (unknown size)
> SIIG ISA-bus I/O cards
> Graphic cards with 6153 mono monitors
> Ethernet (AUI / 10base2) cards
> ESDI controller cards
>The other system only has the HDs and ESDI controller card (no CPU card
> or other cards). Also, one of the above systems is lacking the 1.2mb
>floppy drive; it may be the same system that is lacking a CPU card.
>I beleive 3 or 4 of the machines also have tape drive controller
>cards; and I have three external IBM QIC tape drives to go with them.
>I've also got a 15" monochrome IBM monitor that has a DB9 data cable
>I've got some manuals (User's manual, problem determination guide, and
>2-3 others) in the IBM binders.
>Systems are located in Austin, Texas. You'll need a good-sized pickup
>truck or van to haul all of them away. If you're interested, let me know.
>It sucks to let these go, but I cant afford to move them along with my
>other computer equipment.
>I can be reached at mrbill_at_texas.net.
>Bill Bradford Sr. Systems Engineer ICQ: 1864511
>mrbill_at_texas.net Texas Networking, Inc. http://www.texas.net
Received on Tue Nov 11 1997 - 22:14:01 GMT

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