SCO Open Desktop (was Re: Interesting find today!)

From: Geoff Reed <>
Date: Sat Dec 29 03:10:06 2001

Qic24 would be a DC600 format tape, correct?

At 02:58 AM 12/29/01 -0500, you wrote:
>If I can find a scsi Qic24 tape drive, I plan on installing Open Desktop
>on my IBM Model 80 with Reply Powerboard and Kingston Turbochip. It
>runs Win98 fast enough. I suspect it'll run Unix just fine. I've got a
>Future Domain SCSI card OEMed for IBM, that is supported, and a
>Micropolis 4.3 gig SCSI drive. Hopefully someone on the list will dig
>up a tape drive for me that I can put into my PS/2 external SCSI case.
>Chad Fernandez
>Michigan, USA
>Frank McConnell wrote:
> > Open Desktop is a SCO/Motif flavored X GUI. If you really want to use
> > the GUI stuff, give it more oomph than Wollongong did: it was
> > painfully slow on that Compaq. Along about 1995 the system was being
> > used more for testing a "SCO ANSI" terminal emulation and I worked out
> > how to make it not start X on boot, and it continued running that way
> > (off in a corner with almost no attention) until April 1999 when
> > Attachmate shut down the former Wollongong offices.
> >
> > -Frank McConnell
Received on Sat Dec 29 2001 - 03:10:06 GMT

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