Subject: Re: a little off topic - vms
To: Magnus Ahltorp <>
From: Jim Wise <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/08/1997 23:52:21
On Thu, 9 Oct 1997, Magnus Ahltorp wrote:

> I don't know anything about VMS on alphas, but I do know that on the
> Multia that I have been playing with, you can choose "OpenVMS" or "Digital
> Unix" in the ARC console. Would Digital make it an option to boot OpenVMS
> on a machine that OpenVMS does not support?

IIRC, yes.  OpenVMS support was considered as a posibility for
the Multias, so the OpenVMS firmware was included, but it was decided
that there wasn't enough market to justify releasing the actual

				Jim Wise