TCP/IP for VMS 5.4
ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Sun Jul 12 07:25:51 CDT 2009
>Subject: RE: TCP/IP for VMS 5.4
> From: "Robert Jarratt" <robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com>
> Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2009 00:15:41 +0100
> To: "'General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts'" <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org [mailto:cctalk-
>> bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Zane H. Healy
>> Sent: 11 July 2009 22:16
>> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
>> Subject: RE: TCP/IP for VMS 5.4
>> At 6:03 PM +0100 7/11/09, Robert Jarratt wrote:
>> >So to run on a later version I really need to find a DELQA and ideally
>> >RD54, in that case I would happily try the move to 7.3, but may be
>> >by memory.
If the Memory is at least 12MB and there are TWO RD54s than 7.3 is possibe
using a DELQA. It will run poorly.
>> I hate to tell you this, but a MicroVAX/VAXstation 3100 or 4000
>> series is going to be cheaper to get, and would take 50-pin SCSI
>> disks. The DELQA shouldn't be that much of a problem to get, the
>> RD54 on the other hand is, and is what would likely cost.
You, got that right. RD54s will be scarce as their working life was maybe 4-5
years max and shelf life is likely exceeded by now. I know that as I sitll
have 4 running, for the moment.
>> | Zane H. Healy | UNIX Systems Administrator |
>> | healyzh at aracnet.com (primary) | OpenVMS Enthusiast |
>> | MONK::HEALYZH (DECnet) | Classic Computer Collector |
>> | Empire of the Petal Throne and Traveller Role Playing, |
>> | PDP-10 Emulation and Zane's Computer Museum. |
>> | http://www.aracnet.com/~healyzh/ |
>I already have some 3100s (VAXstation and MicroVAX). I don't have any 4000s
>except for some VLCs. I just really wanted to have a MicroVAX II and I am
>actually very happy that it works as well as it does, a DELQA or an RD54
>would just be a bonus.
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