Having finally got around to joining in here, I do periodically have hardware to get rid of if anyone out there is interested. As part of what I do (which is mostly high-end VMS related consulting) I periodically come across people chucking out old hardware, so if it's portable I sometimes grab it and pass it on to folks for use as hobbyist systems.
Some of the stuff is destined for the National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park (home of Colossus and all that), such as my AlphaBook One. It could do with a battery if anyone has one lying around please.
I intend to have a bit of a clearout soon. There's a running AS4100 (2x 533MHz CPUs, 3 and a bit GB memory), some spare AS4100 CPUs (4x 300MHz), some old DEC EISA / ISA cards, some DEC network stuff, some small capacity SCSI discs and a couple of storage shelves, etc. etc.
malmberg 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.
nmbonao December 08 2017 Is anybody knows OpenVMS 8.2 version downloadable version? or CD copy? Thank you very much
aarommes December 02 2017 Bitcoin and Blockchain enthusiasts ( plus distributed computing ) please connec / reply: http://www.openvmshobbyis t.com/forum/viewthread.ph p?forum_id=130&thread_id= 2991
malmberg September 10 2017 https://sourceforge.net/p /vms-ports/wiki/VMSInstal lation/ For the most part just use VMS 6.1 media instead of 7.3. But why run the older release?
DoeveR August 07 2017 Where can I find the write up on running VMS 6.1 using the simh emulator?
Bart March 20 2017 Happy to have found my password again!