Subject: Re: Network booting VAXstation
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
From: Sheila H. //or//Bob (depends on who is writing <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/30/1998 10:44:22
Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> > 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.
I run decwindows over CMUTCP, by setting up my decwindows transport to
WOrks for me. It is in the CMU docs.
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