TCP/IP for VMS 5.4

Robert Jarratt robert.jarratt at
Sat Jul 11 15:37:06 CDT 2009

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> From: cctalk-bounces at [mailto:cctalk-
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> To: 'General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts'
> Subject: RE: TCP/IP for VMS 5.4
> cctalk-bounces at wrote:
> >
> > The reason I am running 5.4 is that I am running it on a
> > MicroVAX II with a DEQNA, and my understanding is that later
> > versions of VMS did not support the DEQNA, only the DELQA.
> This is true, for some value of "later". V5.4 sounds about
> right for the cutoff.
> > I also only have 7MB of working memory (total of 9MB but 2MB
> > are considered bad by VMS) so it may not work well with later
> > versions for lack of memory (not sure though).
> Are you sure that VMS sees it as bad? If it just doesn't see it
> at all, that could well be because you need to run AUTOGEN
> (and maybe ferret out and remove a possible parameter that
> is limiting the number of physical pages ]it might even be
> What does SHOW MEM say?
> Antonio

The (partial) output from SH MEM is as follows:

$ sh mem
              System Memory Resources on 27-JUN-2009 00:11:06.43

Physical Memory Usage (pages):     Total        Free      In Use    Modified
  Main Memory (9.00Mb)             18432        9748        8171         513

  Bad Pages                        Total     Dynamic  I/O Errors      Static
                                    4095           0        2048        2047

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