Tektronix Terminal Emulation

Jon Elson elson at pico-systems.com
Sat Mar 11 20:21:56 CST 2017

On 03/11/2017 07:19 PM, Douglas Taylor via cctalk wrote:
> On 3/11/2017 4:11 PM, Peter Coghlan via cctalk wrote:
>>> I can't run  DecWindows on a MicroVax II with 11MB of 
>>> memory, so I loaded
>>> the basic support files for DecWindows.
>> Are you sure?
>> I can run the old XUI DecWindows on VMS 5.5-2 (the newest 
>> VMS that will support
>> XUI) in monochrome on a VaxStation 2000 with just 6MB.  
>> It's not very fast
>> but it works.  As far as I recall, it worked in colour 
>> when it had a GPX card
>> installed.
>> Regards,
>> Peter Coghlan
> You know, I don't actually know...
> I have run DecWindows from a microVax 4000-400 with ~350MB 
> of memory.  I assumed that the burden would be too much 
> for the smaller Vax.
I ran DecWindows on a MicroVAX-II with probably 1 MB of 
memory. That may have been a bit weak, I did upgrade the 
system to 5 MB.  It ran fine.  First with a VCB-01 
(monochrome) and then updated to a VCB-02 (8-bit color).


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