[rescue] VAXstation questions

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed May 14 13:41:29 CDT 2003

On Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at 06:13 AM, vance at neurotica.com wrote:
>>>>    Actually a current VMS should do pretty well on that machine.
>>>> Something pre-5.0, though, like 4.7, will *fly*.  5.0 and beyond 
>>>> were
>>>> much, much slower than 4.x.
>>> When I think of it; I've got an *original* DAT-tape here with OpenVMS
>>> VAX/AXP V6.1 on it. From 1994. :-)
>>    Hmm. :-)  Not to one-up you or anything, but I've got MicroVMS v4.5
>> on RX50 floppies.
> Now, how painful is *that* to install?  Are the disks still good?

   It's long and noisy.  I haven't spun those disks in many, many years, 
so I don't know if they're still good.


Dave McGuire                "They live deeply, these vagabonds."
St. Petersburg, FL                            -Goro

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