Original HP MPE and HP-UX install tapes

ED SHARPE couryhouse at aol.com
Mon Jul 6 15:25:41 CDT 2020

 Steve we can use all mpe5 tape for our series 37 mighty mouse we are restoring at smecc what can we do? than ks    ed  sharpe archivist  for smecc  www.smecc.org   In a message dated 7/6/2020 1:20:05 PM US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk at classiccmp.org writes: 
Hey, Digging around I found some more stuff that I had forgotten about. Note these are the original, HP 9-track, 1/2 inch, 1600 BPI, tapes. They are NOT copies. All had been stored indoors in a climate controlled environment and should be 100% readable. Some of the reels are 600 ft, some are 1200 ft, some are 2400 ft. -- HP-PA support for the series 800 tapes 1/2 and 2/2P/N 82436-13500 REV A.B8.00 DATE CODE 3113support format--  -- HP-UX 8.0 INSTALLHP9000 HP-UX Series 800 tape 1/1P/N 82436-13509 REV A.B8.00 Date Code 3113Install format--  -- MPE/V Release 40 Patch for the HP 3000P/N 32033-10469 tape 1/1NMSTORE FORMAT--  -- MPE/IX COBOL 5.5 COMP. for the HP30006250 BPI MNSTORE FORMAT tape 1/1P/N B3845-10007 REV A.10.25--  -- MPE/IX COBOL 5.5 RTS. for the HP30006250 BPI MNSTORE FORMAT tape 1/1P/N B3847-10007 REV A.10.25--  -- MPE/IX COBOL 5.5 DEV. for the HP30006250 BPI MNSTORE FORMAT tape 1/1P/N B3843-10007 REV A.10.25--  -- MPE V Release 3PFOS Tape tape 1/1 SYSDUMP formatP/N 32033-10452 REV G.3P.00 Date Code 3419--  -- MPE V RELEASE 40 for the HP3000Turbo update  tapes 1/2 and 2/2P/N 32033-10461 and PN/32033-10462 REV G.40.00TU Format (I don't think you can boot this format)--  -- HP9000 Series 800CUSTOMIZED HP-UX CORE and SUBSYSTapes 1/3, 2/3, and 3/3Release 0800 VUF A.B8.00. UPDATE Format I think the customized label is because I had ordered these tapes from HP many years ago. Since support had expired, the additional software that's on the tapes does not require passwords to install. As I recall, the tapes include HPBASIC, COBOL, FORTRAN, RPG, and possibly some other programs. I could be wrong so don't hold me to it.--  -- MPE V Release 3P for the HP3000SUBSYS TAPE Store FORMATTapes 1/2 and 2/2P/N 32033-10455 Rev G.3P.00 Date Code 3419--  Feel free to make an offer but, as with my other stuff, I am not giving them away. I suspect these are pretty rare so, be generous with your offers. Because of packing and shipping, I'd prefer to see all of them go to one place. See ya, -- Steve Robertsonsteerex at ccvn.com

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