Posted by under DECnet,HECnet,Linux,Networking on August 31 2017, 0 comments

Finally I’ve got around to tinkering with DECnet for Linux (again!). DECnet had been in the Linux Kernel for a long time, but very few people used it. This probably explains why it was marked as “orphaned” in the kernel in February 2010. As I’ve not had any success getting it to work on any […]

Posted by under Barracuda,Linux on June 16 2017, 0 comments

I recently bought a Barracuda 300 Spam Firewall Appliance on eBay for about £20. That pittance got me an AMD 64 LE-1300 with an 80GB SATA HD and 2GB of memory in a 1U rack mount case. The idea was to install Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS (64 bit) on it, and use it as my […]

Posted by under Emulation,Linux,OpenVMS,SIMH,VAX on May 25 2012, 1 comment

Emulating a MicroVAX 3900 running OpenVMS 7.3 on a Raspberry-Pi…   Starting from my Common Debian Raspberry Pi/Debian Networking SD image some things need to be installed. sudo apt-get install m4 sudo apt-get install flex sudo apt-get install bison At this point creating a user for the Vax and switching to that user is probably […]