I am new with VMS-systems. My case is, that I want to boot excisting VAX/VMS system in Simh. I have managed to install Simh to my Linux-laptop. I made dd-image from VAX systemdrive. When I check that file in Linux, it tells that image is file-11 ODS2 Systemdisk. I pointed vax.ini cd-rom image to that file. When I am trying to boot, I am getting error:"%BOOT-F-Unknown processor". What am I missing? Processor rom is KA655a.bin
Processor in that VAX hardware is KA49
Well... My ini is quite basic... Dont know if I need to do VS4000 specific adjustments...
Here it comes :-)
; Load CPU microcode
load -r /usr/local/vax/data/ka655x.bin
; Attach non-volatile RAM to a file
attach nvr /usr/local/vax/data/nvram.bin
; This virtual machine has 64M memory
set cpu 64m
; Define disk drive types. RA92 is largest-supported VAX drive.
set rq0 ra92
set rq1 ra92
set rq2 ra92
set rq3 cdrom
; Attach defined drives to local files
attach rq0 /usr/local/vax/data/d0.dsk
attach rq1 /usr/local/vax/data/sdd.img
attach rq2 /usr/local/vax/data/d2.dsk
; Attach the CD-ROM to its file (read-only)
attach -r rq3 /usr/local/vax/data/sdd0.img
; Disable unused devices. It's also possible to disable individual devices,
; using a construction like "set rq2 disable" if desired.
set rl disable
set ts disable
; Attach Ethernet to a network interface
set xq mac=08-00-2B-AA-BB-CC
attach xq eth0
; Now start the emulator
Edited by Analyzer on November 26 2014 05:43
Well... Everything has went fine but now, even DECNet is up and working...
Image is from Vaxstation and now seems that licensing is not working. I changed that offset-bit that modifies cpu from Vaxserver to Microvax, but that is not enough, I am afraid. Ex. sethost from linux is not working.
When I try to login VMS, it tells that there are no free licenses. And I know there are required licenses.
When booting VMS, there is line that tells VAX VMS is not allowed in this node...
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