MV II help
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Tue Apr 2 12:01:35 CDT 2019
It depends on which OS he actually wants to run. Some one recently posted
info on old versions of VMS on the VMS Usenet Newsgroup which might be
Otherwise, as I am sure Rob knows there is a lot of stuff on Vaxhaven
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk <cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org> On Behalf Of Rob Jarratt via
> Sent: 02 April 2019 17:40
> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
> <cctalk at classiccmp.org>; Al Kossow <aek at bitsavers.org>
> Subject: Re: MV II help
> I will reply to email.
> On Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 5:21 PM +0100, "Al Kossow via cctalk"
> <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> can anyone help this guy out?
> From: Benjamin Carlson
> Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2019 9:12 AM
> Subject: Fwd: Re: MicroVAX
> Greta, my name is Ben Carlson and I am attempting to restore an old DEC
> MicroVAX II for the University of Oklahoma's collections department (see
> email below, Kerry is their curator). At this point, I believe I can get
> hardware operating but I have no operating system for itas the Air Force
> insisted on destroying the hard drive. I have been able to replace the
> drive and the system has a tape drive and CD-ROM.
> Do you have any idea where I might find the OS? Also, any documentation
> would be great as well.
> Thanks for your help!
> Benjamin Carlson, PhD, CISSP
> Senior Research Engineer
> North Point Defense
> Rome, NY
> (315)571-0221 x 1010
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