I have one of these collecting dust too, I haven't tried to boot it up
in years. Mine is missing most of the /usr tree as it was mounted
remotely in it's last installation, and i don't have the tapes or
Uses an R3000 25mhz i think, or maybe it was 33.
I don't believe there's a linux port in the works for these. I bought
mine for sentimental value (hosted my first unix account) but these days
it's looking more and more like just a big heavy chunk of equipment.
> Roger Anderson wrote:
> I have an old Mips M/120 gathering dust that I would like to revive.
> It won't boot from the root drive any longer due to the disk sitting
> idle far too long, but I have three other identical drives to try.
> There is an attached 16 port UTP Digiboard for direct RS232
> connections in addition to the network interface. I don't recall the
> the Mips chip used, but I think it is the earliest Rxxxx. As far as
> memory goes, I think it was only 64 MB. The unit includes the
> original tape drive (?) and and additional Exabyte 8mm drive which I
> mounted internally in the expansion chassis. I have all of the
> original manuals and the original tapes for the OS and patches.
> Any hope for this box or should I just sell the parts?