Subject: Re: Network booting VAXstation
To: Jamie Lovick <email@example.com>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/30/1998 09:59:16
> On Mon, 29 Jun 1998, Gunnar Helliesen wrote:
> > Jamie Lovick wrote:
> > >
> > > Does anyone know of any other method that may be used to use
> > > a 4000 VLC as
> > > an X-terminal ?
> > If you're only interested in running it as an X terminal, why not use
> > VMS and DECwindows? You can get a hobbyist license for free from DECUS.
> Excuse my ignorance, but will that combination talk to the rest of the
> world, so to speak, or only DECwindow's systems.
> i.e. can I display other X windows windows on a DECwindow's box ?
> What network protocol's does it speak ?, only Decnet, or TCP/IP ?
DECwindows X servers running above Ultrix use DECnet, TCP/IP and local
(unix domain socket) connections.
I don't know wether DECwindows on VAX/VMS talked TCP/IP. Hmmmm, at least in
olde VMS times, TCP/IP was 3 third-party products, so I guess not.