AIX for IBM system 370

Guy Sotomayor ggs at
Mon Feb 1 21:39:16 CST 2016

If you want a "Unix" experience on the mainframe, the easiest/best way 
at this point
is Linux.

TTFN - Guy

On 2/1/16 7:09 PM, devin davison wrote:
> Darn. I figured as much as far as being licenced, but figured I would ask.
> I really wanted to take a look at the AIX version of unix.
> I don't have any of the original hardware, I assume there was a straight
> unix port for the system 370, but i have enough native hardware that runs
> unix i might as well not bother with it in emulation.
> There are a bunch of software kits for the emulator online, ill take a look
> at some of the ibm specific software to see what it is like.
> Thanks
> --Devin
> On Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 3:28 PM, Dave Wade <dave.g4ugm at> wrote:
>> As I said on the Hercules list, its licenced materials so probably not
>> available anywhere, and IBM is pretty protective about its intellectual
>> property.
>> It wasn't widely used, and it wasn't popular where it was used. There was
>> also Amdahl UTS but again licenced.
>> Dave
>> G4UGM
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at] On Behalf Of devin
>>> davison
>>> Sent: 01 February 2016 23:11
>>> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
>>> <cctalk at>
>>> Subject: AIX for IBM system 370
>>> I have been messing with the Hercules emulator, and have really been
>>> wanting to take a look at ibm AIX, and get a working install on an
>> emulated
>>> system 370. I have found no mention of install media or disk images of a
>>> working system for download online.
>>> Is there a good place to get the install media?

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