Re: [midatlanticretro] New stuff to play with!
>Anybody in the group willing to answer a few questions and guide me onI know one or two things about VMS. ;)
>OpenVMS occasionally? For example, will DECNet play with peer-to-peer
>windoze networks? Is there an online source of version 6.2 manuals? I don't
>see (so far) any interesting applications such as prog. languages, etc on
>the machine. It was probably just locked down with the apps it was
>dedicated in managing (x-ray backscatter system). Boring. If I'm able to
>get the Hobby License for the Alpha, then mans and languages will come with
>it. But what can I do with this thing to have fun otherwise :-/ ?
DECnet will play nicely with other DECnet. WEENDOZE networking? Gack!
Manuals are on-line at http://h71000.www7.hp.com/doc/os84_index.html
Hobbyist licensing applies to all three VMS platforms. You can get
PAKs for your Alpha. See the OpenVMS FAQ.
>This is too long. But in closing, I do have my eye on a distro of OpenVMSWhatever you may need, I've probably got! ;)
>7.2 in its box found in another group's area of that attic plus a DEC
>4000-400 VAXServer setting in an area that looks like it might be our
>engineering group's pile.
While you're perusing the on-line docs, read through this for reference:
and names! ;)