Having established that FreeAXP won't run on my Intel Core 2 Duo Vista laptop except with the idle loop disabled, and it would require the Alpha to be shut down and restarted every time I do a sleep-resume, I'm now trying to run FreeAXP in VirtualBox.
In addition to the Vista laptop, I have an AMD Athlon X2 machine here with Ubuntu 9.04. I'm running VirtualBox 3.1.8 on both machines. The guest OS in both cases is Windows XP S3.
When I attempt to start FreeAXP in VirtualBox on the AMD/Ubuntu box, I get the following error: "This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way. Please contact the application's support team for more information." And then it crashes.
When I attempt to start FreeAXP in VirtualBox on the Intel/Vista laptop, I get a different error: "ESL-F-Fail: Emulator Failure: Not enough cores to satisfy claims."
Both the AMD/Ubuntu box and the Intel/Vista laptop are dual core machines. The VMs are single core.
Using PersonalAlpha, I can boot and run the same OpenVMS system just fine, with the idle loop, in the same VM environment on both machines.
As usual, any ideas or explanation of what is going on here will be appreciated.
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!