MicroVax II

Toby Thain toby at telegraphics.com.au
Fri Jul 29 20:36:25 CDT 2016

On 2016-07-29 9:08 PM, Douglas Taylor wrote:
> I just got a MicroVax II in the BA123 world box chassis.  I has a TK50,
> RX50, RXDQ2, but no DEQNA.  I'd like to get it running an OS.
> The DU disks don't work, but I have a couple of Qbus SCSI controllers
> that might come in handy.
> Can you use those SD to SCSI convertors in this type of configuration?
> Anyone have experience with this?
> What OS's can I use with this hardware?  NetBSD?  Are versions of VMS
> available?  How do you get an OS onto this system?

NetBSD is an option. The most recent version I've run on a MicroVAX II 
(9MB) is 1.4.1, netbooted (couldn't find a netbootable distribution of 
anything more recent; also a 9MB machine might not run much more recent).

You probably want to chase down a DELQA.


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