RSTS & the BRA81FH

From: Daniel A. Seagraves <>
Date: Wed Dec 2 13:33:38 1998

Remember when I dropped my 11/44 off a cart? The RA81 dropped from about 2',
and had crap (As in the other two BA-11) land on it. On later reassebling
the system in another room, it no logger booted. I assumed I'd finally
killed the RA81 (After also dropping it on Jeff's toes, and spinning it up
with the brakes on!) and let it sit.

Well, this morning, I got bored, and went back to playing with the 11.
Thought maybe I could talk it into doing something from the console. Found
out I'd had the SDI cable in the UDA50 backwards. Oops. Spin RA81 up,
say B DU0... RSTS loads.

THe drive is still alive. Throwing a few seek errors, but still readable.
The Bastard RA81 From Hell Lives Again.

I'm going to attempt backing it up to tape tomorrow. Think this would jinx it?
Received on Wed Dec 02 1998 - 13:33:38 GMT

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