- May 25, 2001Ken,
I too grew up on MTS and have fond memories of having my
jobs terminated for being the largest user of virtual memory
on the 360/67 at University of Newcastle Upon Tyne....
(I was trying to resource level PERT charts in APL....)
I too would have though that some would have kept a tape of it, but
perhaps it has been lost to the world, to be replaced by LINUX...
--- In hercules-390@y..., "Whitesell, Ken" <KWhitesell@m...> wrote:
> First, I want to offer my sincere thanks to everyone who in
> way participates in this project. I've had a lot of fun dinking
> with my MVS system - brings back lots of memory.
> On a related note, back in my college days (U of Michigan -
> we had an OS called MTS (Michigan Terminal System). It ran on an
> Amdahl 470 v8 (? I'm pretty sure I'm _real_ close on the model.)
> that it was developed by a University, I would expect it to be
> Public Domain. I did a web search on MTS and actually found that the
> last known MTS installation shut down a year or so ago.
> It was most significant to me because I seem to remember it
> very Multic-like. (Another good OS that I've had the pleasure to
> Anyone else here remember it?
> PS - Dave / Fish,
> The difference here is that VMWare's code runs as a 'service'
> as a device driver. That limits it to the NT/2000 arena only.
> The most difficult issue with writing a 'Windows device
> that you have to decide which of the four different models you're
> to use. You can't use the same driver on NT as you do on 98...
> are _always_ exceptions, but I'll stand by that statement 90+%.)
> Message: 15
> Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 09:15:22 -0000
> From: "David Wade" <dave@d...>
> Subject: Re: I'm ready to give up on Windows CTCA support.
> I have not researched this thouroughly, but I know the VMWARE folks
> have a device driver which I think does the sort of thing you need.
> It is used to allow several virtual X86 systems running under NT or
> Windows/2000 to either talk to each other or talk externally on a
> virtual network. I think they wrote it themselves, but they are
> friendly chaps, so it might be worth talking to them, if this is
> we need.
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