Posted by under SIMH,TCP/IP,Ultrix,VAX on November 14 2018, 0 comments

I’ve had a look at getting an old copy of ULTRIX (Unix for the VAX) running. Having already got Simh up and running, I just cloned the SD card from the VMS host and deleted the VMS specific bits, copied across an image of the Ultrix 4.0 install tape, knocked together a shonky .ini file […]

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It is time to get TCP/IP up and running on the PIVAX. So once again I’m cribbing this from Phil Wherry’s guide to running VMS on SIMH and Linux. (Note, from now on PIVAX is the simulated VMS machine, and vax-pi is the Raspberry Pi on which it runs.) The fake MAC address of PIVAX […]

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Emulating a MicroVAX 3900 running OpenVMS 7.3. 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 a good idea. That’s […]