Free VAX/Alpha hardware
ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 12:51:45 CDT 2009
On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 12:52 PM, Hölscher
<hoelscher-kirchbrak at freenet.de> wrote:
> Henk Gooijen wrote:
>> Ahh, OK Ethan.
>> I (ass)umed that if you can install microVMS on a uVAX II, it is also possible
>> on a uVAX III...
> KA650 Mayfair (MicroVAX 3500/3600, VAXstation 3200) needs VMS 4.7A minimum.
> All newer MVIIIs (Mayfair II/III =3300,3400,3800,3900) need VMS V5.x.
Thanks for looking that up and posting it. I was starting to research
it when I saw your response. We never tried to run software that old
on newer hardware - as soon as we could upgrade, we did. We got off
uVMS 1.0 rather quickly. I'd have to go boot up the old box, but it's
probably running uVMS 4.1 or 4.2 (assuming I don't have a stiction
On that box in particular, I should really get around to imaging the
drive - it has hardware diagnostics already set-up to test Qbus
COMBOARDs (the diagnostics themselves are backed up 3 ways, but not in
a working environment).
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