[rescue] Re: VAX VMS INstallation Media Query

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Apr 25 13:27:39 CDT 2003

On Friday, April 25, 2003, at 12:35 PM, White Daniel E DLVA wrote:
> 'Nother VAX 4000 question:

   Wow Dan, you're scaring me. ;)

> The machines we have here are running VAX VMS 5.5-2

   That was current when I last worked in your industry...twelve years 

> How tough would it be to obtain the necessary media to do an operating
> system load from scratch ?

   Well, you can buy it from Compaq.  VMS isn't cheap, though.

   If this is for noncommercial purposes, I can get you a copy of my 
distribution.  You can get it licensed through DECUS (Erm, 
"Encompass"...stupid new name) for free for hobbyist use.


Dave McGuire              "I'm willing to sacrifice my ass for the sake
St. Petersburg, FL                    of good food."    -Kurt Huhn

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