Help needed with ESV Y2K Year 2000 compliance problem

Dr. Duncan Clark Duncan at nospam.demon.co.uk
Tue Jun 22 03:06:59 EST 1999

In article <376E7071.3283 at qub.ac.uk>, Andrew Wallace
<a.wallace at qub.ac.uk> writes
>Our research group has recently been informed by Evans and Sutherland
>that our faithful ESV 3plus workstation is not Y2K compliant, due to a
>hardware problem. We also have an Indigo R3000 which has the same
>problem (same chip set). The manufacturers cannot offer a solution and
>we cannot afford to replace these items at such short notice.
>Can anyone offer a software patch or workaround which would keep our
>workstations functioning after 31/12/1999?
>Any suggestions gratefully received.

I'm curious. What is the exact hardware problem? Is it so bad that you
cannot manually change the date to 1/1/2000?

The problem with being on the cutting edge is that you occasionally get 
sliced from time to time....

Duncan Clark
DNAmp Ltd.
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