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OpenVMS Hobbyist Program | VAX Systems Forums | VAX Hardware Forum
Author VAX/uVAX hardware

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Joined: 29.09.11
Posted on September 30 2011 09:37
Is there a good/reliable place to procure complete and fully working VAX hardware to run OpenVMS/VMS and Decnet/DEC LAT on? I am hoping to get some non ethernet connectivity solutions too, just to attach to some of my other non-ethernet systems.

Author RE: VAX/uVAX hardware
Bruce Claremont

Posts: 496
Joined: 07.01.10
Posted on October 02 2011 05:10
Puget Sound Data Systems: www.psds.com
VARx: http://www.varx.com/
Author RE: VAX/uVAX hardware

Posts: 53
Joined: 24.05.08
Posted on November 13 2011 08:16
Depends on how much you want to spend, too. Scrounging on lists will net you a much cheaper system. Note that DEC was in DIX, so most of the systems will be Ethernet-equipped, especially at the low end. Some MicroVAX and MicroVAX-inspired VAXes will have DSSI, which will support clustering as well as storage, and larger machines will have CI (again, mainly for clustering and storage), but you'll probably have to go up to a bigVAX to get anything alternative - I know XMI had a FDDI adapter)
Author RE: VAX/uVAX hardware

Posts: 12
Joined: 08.04.11
Posted on December 08 2011 01:38
Does anybody want a microvax 3100 with 1Gb HDD? I bought it to start using OpenVMS again but have had such trouble getting hold of the software I'm giving up. Free to collect to a good home.
Author RE: VAX/uVAX hardware

Posts: 53
Joined: 24.05.08
Posted on January 07 2012 18:09
nellyb wrote:
Does anybody want a microvax 3100 with 1Gb HDD? I bought it to start using OpenVMS again but have had such trouble getting hold of the software I'm giving up. Free to collect to a good home.

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