VMS stability back in the day (was Re: NuTek Mac comes)

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Sat Jul 16 18:19:20 CDT 2016

On 07/16/2016 03:21 PM, steven at malikoff.com wrote:

> In the mid 80s our Uni teaching 11/780 running VMS would groan and
> creak under the strain of 50 students logged on. I was told that over
> at Sydney Uni, their 11/780s were running a very modded and tweaked
> Unix and could have a hundred or more students logged in on the one
> machine. Whether it was crashy or not, they got more bang-for-buck
> out of their VAXen.

I recall that BSD was a great match for our 11/750.   Never did succeed
at getting HASP+bisync going on it though.


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