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OpenVMS Hobbyist Program | Hobbyists and OpenVMS | Introduction Forum
Author Greetings from Bristol, UK
colinbutcher
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Posted on June 30 2008 12:27
Hi all,

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.

Some of it may go off to be part of the SIMH system I built for TNMoC (http://retrobeep.no-ip.org/).

Hardware-wise, I've got all three architectures and both FC and SCSI storage. There's a pile of DEChub 900 based stuff too, plus some Windows XP laptops and workstations and a fast HP laser printer.

The latest acquisition is a MACbook Pro (refurb deal from Apple) and I'm really impressed with it so far.


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Cheers, Colin.
Legacy = Stuff that works properly!
Edited by colinbutcher on October 06 2008 08:30
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Author RE: Greetings from Bristol, UK
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Posted on July 01 2008 03:31
*waves from the cheap seats* :-D
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LouF91
April 05 2018
ah maybe they love that!

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

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

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

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

prohorenko
February 17 2018
Please help to obtain the license on OpenVMS

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

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December 02 2017
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malmberg
September 10 2017
https://sourceforge.net/p
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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!

pintero
March 16 2017
peteherrera. Agreed.

peteherrera
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

malmberg
February 05 2017
Decus > Connect > Encompass<Country>

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