DEC Alpha 3000 Model 600
billdegnan at gmail.com
Mon Sep 21 07:19:35 CDT 2015
I have Moasic on my Alpha 2100 running VMS
On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 12:36 AM, Sean Caron <scaron at umich.edu> wrote:
> I am pretty sure I remember a Netscape build for VMS long ago ... but I
> can't say for sure. I may have just been running on a UNIX machine with
> remote X to the VAX ... I don't recall. All my VMS systems run just in text
> mode nowadays so I can't really do a lot of first-hand experimentation. I
> definitely remember running Netscape on an old DECpc AXP 150 with 128 Meg
> RAM (under Tru64) and it worked well enough.
> On Sun, Sep 20, 2015 at 9:08 PM, Jason Howe <jason at smbfc.net> wrote:
> > On 09/20/2015 05:41 PM, Rod Smallwood wrote:
> >> I'm pleased to be able to report the successful installation of OpenVMS
> >> 8.3 - Alpha on my 3000 M600
> >> It now runs Dec Windows on the graphics screen and a terminal on the
> >> serial port.
> >> TCPIP works and I can get to my local network OK.
> >> Now to find a browser. There must have been one
> >> Rod
> >> Rod,
> > There is the Compaq Secure Web Browser, which is a horribly ancient
> > compile of netscape? Mozilla? can't remember at the moment.
> > http://h71000.www7.hp.com/openvms/products/ips/cswbs/cswbs.html
> > It barely runs on my Dec 3000 w/ 192 MB of memory.
> > There are VMS builds of lynx/links out there for VMS which run much
> > better, but as with all terminal based text web browsers are of dubious
> > utility.
> > --Jason
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