MicroVax II/VMS - why 70mb isn't enough.
ploopster at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 16:05:51 CDT 2007
Zane H. Healy wrote:
> At 3:40 PM -0400 8/19/07, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
>> Mr Ian Primus wrote:
>>> Well, Sridhar and I spent yesterday doing some
>>> tinkering - I brought over my MicroVax II and we
>>> attempted to load VMS onto it. Easier said than done.
>> I found out that the minimum requirement was 209MB.
>> BTW, glad you got home ok.
> What version were you trying to load? With that high I'm guessing
> OpenVMS 7.3?
> Since Ian mentioned that he's using an ESDI drive, how hard is it to
> find something in the 200-500MB range these days? It has been 8+ years
> since I last looked for ESDI drives and around here it wasn't easy, but
> I know other areas differ.
I have a 310MB drive somewhere, but I can't seem to find it.
Or he could get an SDI or DSSI disk going. I have a whole load of 2GB
DSSI disks, one of which he could have.
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