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ARC System Will Be Unavailable for Use During Thanksgiving Week (RFC0416)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003586D
Original Publication Date: 1972-Nov-07
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-May-22
Document File: 3 page(s) / 2K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J.C. Norton: AUTHOR

Abstract

The ARC PDP-10 system will be unavailable for ARC and NIC users from Friday, November 17 (6:00 pm PST ) through Sunday, November 26. (10:00 pm PST). This will give our hardware team a period of nine days to work on equipment with a loss of only three SRI working days to users (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.)

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NETWORK WORKING GROUP                           James C. Norton (SRI-ARC)
Request for Comments #416                          7-NOV-72
NIC #12542

THE ARC SYSTEM WILL BE UNAVAILABLE FOR USE DURING THANKSGIVING WEEK

The ARC PDP-10 system will be unavailable for ARC and NIC users
from Friday, November 17 (6:00 pm PST ) through Sunday, November
26. (10:00 pm PST).  This will give our hardware team a period of
nine days to work on equipment with a loss of only three SRI
working days to users (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.)

This is the Network Information Center's notice to its network
users of the schedule.

    In addition, a login message will be sent starting about 6
    November to all users showing schedule.

       It will read something like: "THE ARC/NIC PDP-10 SYSTEM
      WILL BE UNAVAILABLE FOR USE FROM FRIDAY NOV 17 (6:00 pm
      PST) THRU SUNDAY NOV 26 (10:00 pm PST) FOR MAJOR HARDWARE
      WORK AS OUTLINED IN (12542,)".

For those who are interested, the hardware facility work to be
done during this period will include:

   Removal of the Bryant disk, Bryant disk controller and
   Cybernex drum-disk interference.

   Moving the Tasker display system and DEC dispack (old and
   new) equipment to their new locations.

   Having Bryant people run a combination drum maintenance and
   training session to teach ARC people how to change heads and
   clean the drum.

   Redoing the p...