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OpenVMS Hobbyist Program | Alpha Systems Forums | Alpha Software Forum
Author Firmware for 2100A 4/275 and 5/250 systems??
rcyoung
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Posted on March 22 2016 15:10
Does anyone know where (or have a copy I can get) I can access the latest firmware for these systems that will eventually be running OpenVMS? One has a real old version (V4.x).

I would like to get up to OpenVMS version 8.3 or 8.2 running on them, but I am not sure they will support it? i "think" they will, but I am pretty sure the firmware will need updating at a minimum on one of them for sure.

Anyway, any feedback is appreciated as I have not updated firmware on these systems before, and I would hate to "kill" them accidentally.

I found a ref to ftp.digital.com, but going there requires a password which I do not have.

my email is [email protected]
Author RE: Firmware for 2100A 4/275 and 5/250 systems??
Bruce Claremont
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Posted on March 23 2016 02:36
Try this link.

http://h18002.www1.hp.com/alphaserver/firmware/readme.html

The systems should run the latest version of VMS. You could also use an Alpha emulator like FreeAXP.
Edited by Bruce Claremont on March 23 2016 02:37
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