R: Booting an IBM MP 3000 S/390 System
mazzinia at tin.it
Tue Aug 11 07:44:48 CDT 2015
Well, that was an interesting video. How long did it take to get it fully loaded ?
The "service" Celeron board, is it interfaced internally to the rest, or externally ?
Da: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] Per conto di Guy Sotomayor
Inviato: martedì 11 agosto 2015 07:08
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Oggetto: Re: Booting an IBM MP 3000 S/390 System
z/OS is a licensed product from IBM (read $$$'s involved). Generally you can't run anything newer than MVS 3.8j on Hercules. See the Hercules website (http://www.hercules-390.eu). It has links to other sites where you can get various OS's and other programs that can be legally run.
Note that there is a "turnkey" system for MVS 3.8j that is set up for Hercules that has an ISPF-like clone. I have that set up to run on my Mac. I also have the VM/370 "sixpack" installed as well when I want to run VM/370.
The version of z/OS installed on my MP3000 does have ISPF (along with lots of other program
TTFN - Guy
On 8/10/15 2:33 PM, Sean Caron wrote:
> Does it include ISPF? Using MVS is a bear without it...
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 5:17 PM, Mazzini Alessandro <mazzinia at tin.it> wrote:
>> Well, there's a z/os image for hercules, floating around....
>> -----Messaggio originale-----
>> Da: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] Per conto di Kevin
>> Inviato: lunedì 10 agosto 2015 21:55
>> A: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
>> Oggetto: Re: Booting an IBM MP 3000 S/390 System
>> On Tue, Aug 04, 2015 at 11:20:42PM -0700, Guy Sotomayor wrote:
>>> I spent some time today and made a video of my MP 3000 system
>>> booting up to z/OS. The video is here: http://youtu.be/WnJmeQR0GQU.
>> Sadly I'll have to wait until I get home to watch it. YouTube is
>> blocked where I work. I suspect I'll be experiencing extreme envy as I watch it.
>> The closest I have is Hercules running the OSes freely available to
>> hobbyists. Just one thing - one doesn't boot z/OS, one IPL's z/OS.
>> Bruceville, TX
>> What's the definition of a legacy system? One that works!
>> Errare humanum est, ignoscere caninum.
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