MCA card/networked machines

From: Allison J Parent <>
Date: Tue Apr 28 08:07:15 1998

<I once heard of a manager of some sort plugging thinnet into the back
<of a VT220 (?It was VTsomething...?) video-out port. Seems he thought
<it was one of those network computer deals...
<[Networked computers will be OK. It means all the terminals get run fro
< some large computer off somewhere else. Does this sound familiar?

Yes, happend at DEC sometimes. DEC had VAXmate (AT class) machine that
was netbootable and could do file sharing via eithernet. There were also
X-terminals (DECmindows) that used the net for both the hookup and loading
operating software.

Received on Tue Apr 28 1998 - 08:07:15 BST

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