Andy Gelme

@geekscape

Hacker At Large at LIFX. Designing distributed systems for connected people and devices ... https://t.co/7sa8RPHQMK

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COS (Cray Operating System) 1.17 on a 80Mb Storage Module Device (CDC 9762 SMD) from Cray XMP serial 302/25 22nd June 1989.  Wikipedia entry http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cray_Operating_System states that there are "no known saved copies".  However, if someone has an operating CDC Storage Module Drive 9762 capable of reading an 80MB disk pack ... then, we can recover the operating system source.

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1112 days ago

COS (Cray Operating System) 1.17 on a 80Mb Storage Module Device (CDC 9762 SMD) from Cray XMP serial 302/25 22nd June 1989. Wikipedia entry http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cray_Operating_System states that there are "no known saved copies". However, if someone has an operating CDC Storage Module Drive 9762 capable of reading an 80MB disk pack ... then, we can recover the operating system source.

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geekscape 1076 days ago

Looks like Chris Fenton has the means to read my disk ...
http://chrisfenton.com/cray-1-digital-archeology
http://hackaday.com/2011/09/08/recovering-data-for-a-homemade-cray

... now I have to figure out how to quickly and safely get this disk to him.

section8space 1112 days ago

Don't personally know anyone, but found one here => http://www.mbiusa.com/mbi_cdc9762.htm I imagine it would be a rather expensive get though ._. Hope people chip in because it would be all kinds of awesome =)