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OpenVMS Hobbyist Program | OpenVMS Hobbyist Media Kits | OpenVMS Alpha Media Kits
Author OpenVMS V6.2-1H3
tenox
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Joined: 13.11.06
Posted on June 03 2014 18:00
Hi,

Does anyone have or know where to look for OpenVMS V6.2-1H3 for Alpha?

Much appreciated!!!

Thanks,
Antoni
Suite+72,+184+Lr
Author RE: OpenVMS V6.2-1H3
abrsvc
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Posts: 98
Joined: 12.03.10
Posted on June 04 2014 01:07
I belive that I have a copy of the disks (will verify tonight). But, this request does raise a few questions. Why this specific version? A V7 variant should be must more stable/supported and easier to acquire.

Dan
Author RE: OpenVMS V6.2-1H3
Bruce Claremont
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Posts: 508
Joined: 07.01.10
Posted on June 04 2014 01:50
V6.2 is plenty stable. It is also faster than v7. The TCP/IP components under v6 are not so good, but adequate for basic IP functionality. Life after DECnet Phase IV was all downhill anywaysmiley
Author RE: OpenVMS V6.2-1H3
malmberg
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Posts: 475
Joined: 15.04.08
Posted on June 05 2014 03:26
What makes V6.2 faster than V7?

Is this a Decnet IV/DECnet V issue?
Author RE: OpenVMS V6.2-1H3
Bruce Claremont
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Posts: 508
Joined: 07.01.10
Posted on June 06 2014 02:56
Just less bloat. Boot a V6 versus a V7 instance on the same hardware and see for yourself. V6 systems are a bit faster in our performance testing as well. The same is true from V7 to V8. V7 is faster. Again, less to the operating system. Adding features has a performance cost.
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