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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So, it is time to try to install a Web Server on the emulated Vax. First, you’ll need to get a copy of UNZIP. I used the version at http://www.tmk.com/ftp/vms-freeware/unzip.vax_exe, renamed it and put it at dua1:[pi.utils]unzip.exe (for the moment i’m keeping utilities in that directory until i decide where to put them). Then, to […]

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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 […]