HP 9000/380 console? software? (was Re: HP 9000/382 Questions)
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Tue Jan 26 17:12:33 CST 2016
On 2016-01-26 6:25 PM, Rik Bos wrote:
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>> Onderwerp: HP 9000/380 console? software? (was Re: HP 9000/382 Questions)
>> I've borrowed an HP 9000/380 from a friend, along with a 9122D floppy drive,
>> but no software. It has an A1416A Color VRX DIO-II "Kathmandu"
>> video interface, but I'm hoping that I can just use the serial port as a console.
>> Does the DE9 serial console use the IBM pinout? Do I have to pull the A1416A to
>> get it to use the serial port as the console?
>> Is there any software that can be booted on it from the floppy, such as perhaps
>> non-HP-UX BASIC?
> The manual says you can't use a terminal on the internal serial port.
> You can boot Basic 5.1 or 6.2 from disc, on the hp museum site you can download the images.
> This is the default boot disk they made should work for every 200/300 series. http://hpmuseum.net/display_item.php?sw=27
> I'm not sure if you can run Pascal from a floppy disk.
You can run Pascal from a diskette, but it runs into a lot of swapping
diskettes unless you have a lot of drives.
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