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OpenVMS Hobbyist Program | Hobbyist Licensing | Third-Party License PAK's
Author JAMS (MVP Systems) License PAK
mgutzwiller
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Posted on April 03 2009 20:42
I was wondering if anyone knows if MVP systems is still involved with the OpenVMS hobbyist program.

Two weeks ago, I requested a Hobbyist License PAK for JAMS, and I still have not received it.

They still have on their site a page (http://www.mvpsi.com/Hobby.aspx) where you can request a Hobbyist license.

Does anyone know more than "It's a Black Hole!"?
Author RE: JAMS (MVP Systems) License PAK
brad
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Posted on April 04 2009 15:36
mgutzwiller wrote:
I was wondering if anyone knows if MVP systems is still involved with the OpenVMS hobbyist program.

Two weeks ago, I requested a Hobbyist License PAK for JAMS, and I still have not received it.

They still have on their site a page (http://www.mvpsi.com/Hobby.aspx) where you can request a Hobbyist license.

Does anyone know more than "It's a Black Hole!"?


Not offhand - I received the JAMS License PAK last year, and haven't paid any attention since. The license is set to expire in August of this year.

I'd suggest "pinging" them again.
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Author RE: JAMS (MVP Systems) License PAK
mgutzwiller
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Posted on April 04 2009 16:30
I did "ping" them, and I have the license now.

MVP Systems Hobbyist administrator, John Voterro sent me a note to let me know that the license was sent, and that if I needed a license for an Itanium system to let him know, because "we haven't built that in to our standard hobbyist generation job yet."

Are Itanium systems on eBay yet? smiley Cheap?
Author RE: JAMS (MVP Systems) License PAK
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Posted on April 06 2009 01:06
Itanium rx2600 and others do appear on eBay
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Author RE: JAMS (MVP Systems) License PAK
Jack02
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Posted on January 31 2014 19:59
good to know.. thanxsmiley

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Edited by Jack02 on January 31 2014 20:00
Author RE: JAMS (MVP Systems) License PAK
malmberg
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Posted on February 01 2014 11:00
I seem to remember Island (a forum sponsor) advertising that they had some IA64 systems possibly in the hobbyist price ranges.

Several other resellers also may have specials on low end IA64 systems that can run VMS.
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