Handheld VAX and System/370.

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 21:10:08 CDT 2007

Andrew Back wrote:
> OK I realise this is cheating slightly but I still thought it was quite 
> cool that it worked...
> SimH on a Nokia N800:
> http://carrierdetect.com/?p=39


> VM/370 R6 under Hercules on an N800:
> http://carrierdetect.com/?p=40

Now that is truly righteous.  Impressive.

> Just wish the thing had a CF slot and thus could take a Microdrive, in 
> order that I wouldn't have to worry about frequent writes to flash 
> storage. Speaking of which does anyone know if VMS can live without page 
> and swap files? Somehow it doesn't seem likely... Trying to work out how 
> I could make it do as little writes as possible to the FS, e.g. by 
> disabling opcom, auditing and so on. And is there a 'noatime' mount 
> option equivalent for ODS?

Wasn't there someone making an outboard adapter for SD that holds a CF? 
  I have something similar that holds a CF and plugs into a SmartMedia slot.

Peace...  Sridhar

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