MicroVax II

Douglas Taylor dj.taylor4 at comcast.net
Sat Jul 30 10:56:20 CDT 2016

On 7/30/2016 11:50 AM, Paul Koning wrote:
>> On Jul 29, 2016, at 10:30 PM, Jerry Weiss <jsw at ieee.org> wrote:
>> ...
>> I have booted both V7.3 and V5.5-2  off a 4GB SD with SCSI2SD V4.6 on a MicroVax II with 16 Mb.     Note that DEQNA will not work (at all) on either version. You’ll need a DELQA.
> Yes, VMS stopped supporting the QNA at some point because, even after 12 ECOs, it could not be made to work properly.  If I remember right, the issues showed up mostly in clusters; DECnet didn't mind so much.  If all you can get is a QNA, you either need a sufficiently old version of VMS, or an OS that is more forgiving of bogus hardware.
> 	paul
If I can get it up and running without networking that would be 
acceptable.  I'm just interested in seeing it running again.


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