DEC Pro operating systems and MFM emulator
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Sun Jan 24 10:54:56 CST 2021
On Sun, Jan 24, 2021 at 9:53 AM Cameron Kaiser via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> > > > 2. Venix: panic at boot, "Bad access number". That doesn't mean
> > > > to me. I wonder if the issue is that Venix doesn't support the 380.
> > > Venix runs fine on my 380. In fact, it's the only OS installed on it.
> It has
> > > the stock hard disk, though I'd like to convert to solid state, so
> I've been
> > > reading this thread with interest.
> > Interesting. I wonder if it has to do with the peripherals I have
> > installed. I should try it again with the PC3XC and CNA pulled out.
> > What is your configuration? Do you have EBO? Memory size? Option
> It's a pretty vanilla 380. I think it has just the 256K. No EBO, no option
> cards. RD52-A and RX50-AA.
> Note that I can't exclude that it has a 380-specific Venix installed; it
> to me with it and I don't have floppies (part of why I'd like to convert
> But I don't recall Venix coming in a 380-specific version.
The Venix/Pro that's in the archives works on all Pros (1.0) but 2.0
requires the 380.
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