Posted by under DECnet,HECnet,Networking,OpenVMS,Ultrix,VAX on November 12 2013, 0 comments

What is HECnet? HECnet is a DECnet that connects different people who play around with different DEC machines. The network should not be regarded as a serious networking setup, nor should it be expected to work 24/7. It’s a hobby project between people who think it’s fun to create a DECnet network. HECnet is basically […]

Posted by under DECnet,HECnet,Linux,Networking on July 14 2013, 0 comments

Finally I’ve got around to tinkering with DECnet for Linux. DECnet has been in the Linux Kernel for a long time, but very few people use it. So, my mission was to get one of my Linux machines to talk nicely to HECnet. Specifically, my Ubuntu 10.4 machine which I use as the server for […]