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Re: New Vax - future directions :-)

On 7/7/21 10:48 AM, Johnny Billquist wrote:
>>> If I wanted to run old VMS, seems like simh would be a simpler way.
>>    Simpler, and lesser...but that seems not to be the point.  Don't get
>> me wrong, simh is amazing and I use it all the time, but face it, it's
>> the computer equivalent of an inflatable rubber girl doll.  It will get
>> the job done, but real hardware is a whole lot more satisfying.
>>    Seriously, who where wouldn't be interested in, say, a 1U rackmount
>> current-hardware VAX?
> If you want to run VMS V1, you need to make the machine behave exactly
> like the 11/780. That is my issue. :-)
> You can't even run V1 on a real VAX-11/750.

  Well...that I suppose is understandable. :)  But while we're all
trying to pull Ragge in different directions with our wish lists, it's
going to be up to him what he does with this wonderful project.


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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