Old Computer Companies

From: Jarkko Teppo <jarkko.teppo_at_er-grp.com>
Date: Wed Feb 5 04:37:01 2003

Jochen Kunz said:

> On 2003.02.03 03:10 vance_at_neurotica.com wrote:
>> > Norsk Data?
>> I'm not familiar with them either.
> I am not very familiar with them. They made some minicomputers in the
> 70'es, mayby some other stuff too.

I've seen (well, almost) Norsk Data machines in, hmm.. how should I
phrase that: "big controversial power plants where security is quite
important". This was less than ten years ago so I don't think they've
"upgraded" them. Saw a couple of VAXen as well, 4000/90 if I remember
correctly. The VAXes I saw were not in critical roles.

(I checked, and they've replaced the Norsk Data system:
http://www.tvo.fi/uploads/Outage_Excellence.pdf, works from google cache as

> AFAIK they only provide support for existing systems. No new hardware.
> Anyone ever seen Open Genera (Genera for DEC 3000 hardware)? I only know
> that it exists.

Hey! I've forgotten open genera completely. I'd like to try it out
someday now that I have some DEC 3000 hw. Unless someone wants to offer
me a cheap Symbolics workstation :-)

Received on Wed Feb 05 2003 - 04:37:01 GMT

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