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Author Searching for VAX/VMS artifacts

Posts: 3
Joined: 15.10.11
Posted on October 15 2011 03:58
Hello to all OpenVMS hackers & fanatics around!
I am deeply interested in studying past of DEC and their technologies. My interests mostly related to technical side as to example of uniform, qualitative and uncompromise system design. Pity, but these design goals are very uncommon these days.
Part of my interests involves searching for rare and forgotten software artifacts. So now I'm searching for VAX OpenVMS related software. I am already have in my archives OpenVMS 6.1, 7.2, 7.3 including layered products. I also have VAX/VMS 5.5 but unforunately without layered products. So I am asking for help to all of you, friends. Please, if you have VAX/VMS related software up to 5.5 contact me. Minor goal is to find VAX/VMS 5.5 layered products CD or compilers and TCP/IP packages at least. Major goal is to find most earlier versions of VAX/VMS.
Do not let to lost forever past VAX/VMS marvels...
Author RE: Searching for VAX/VMS artifacts

Posts: 93
Joined: 12.03.10
Posted on October 18 2011 08:08
I think that I have a V4.7 system backup still around. I might try to restore it to a disk. I don't recall whether it was backup or DSC thaat was used...

I should have all the media from V5.4 onward though (maybe some earlier as well)

Author RE: Searching for VAX/VMS artifacts

Posts: 3
Joined: 15.10.11
Posted on October 24 2011 09:37
I am already found VMS 5.4 with layered products and ODL (thank you, SMS!). But anything earlier (layered products, ODL, VMS) will be of great interest to me! Please, can you try to restore 4.7 and put it online?
Author RE: Searching for VAX/VMS artifacts

Posts: 87
Location: The Netherlands
Joined: 28.03.10
Posted on October 26 2011 02:31
Shouldn't your username be Pinocchio? (Since that's the correct spelling.)

Edited by eMGee on October 26 2011 02:31
Author RE: Searching for VAX/VMS artifacts

Posts: 3
Joined: 15.10.11
Posted on October 26 2011 07:09
Yea, thank you. smiley
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April 05 2018
ah maybe they love that!

March 24 2018
Probably. More people hang out on the comp.os.vms newsgroup.

March 23 2018
I have a PE42A and other Alpha system stuff for sale. I'm in So California. Any interest out there?

February 27 2018
To Prohorenko. Please, visit group OpenVMS in the ok.ru

February 24 2018
How much does it cost to buy a complete OpenVMS hardcopy documentation set of the latest version

February 17 2018
Please help to obtain the license on OpenVMS

December 12 2017
HPE only makes the most current version of OpenVMS Alpha / IA64 /VAX available to hobbyists. When I had access to the Alliance 1 program it was the same. No public downloads are allowed by HPE.

December 08 2017
Is anybody knows OpenVMS 8.2 version downloadable version? or CD copy? Thank you very much

December 02 2017
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September 10 2017
lation/ For the most part just use VMS 6.1 media instead of 7.3. But why run the older release?

August 07 2017
Where can I find the write up on running VMS 6.1 using the simh emulator?

March 20 2017
Happy to have found my password again!

March 16 2017
peteherrera. Agreed.

March 04 2017
It would be nice to be able to buy the lastest hardcopy full OpenVMS docset at a very reduced price through the Hobbyist program. smiley

February 05 2017
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