VMS and supported VAX hardware

Jon Elson elson at pico-systems.com
Sat Oct 3 19:21:05 CDT 2015

On 10/03/2015 04:00 PM, Pontus Pihlgren wrote:
> Hi
> Is there a table of VMS versions and hardware that they support. I know that 7.3 is
> the last that supports VAX. But before that, are there limitations to what versions
> run on which hardware.
> For instance, would VAX/VMS 1.0 run on a VAXstation 4000?
No, absolutely not.  I know that 4.3-4.7 will not run 
(properly) on a KA-650.  In general, it boots up, but 
doesn't have a machine check handler that is compatible with 
the 650 architecture.  I ran into that one myself.
>   Or would 7.3 run on a
> 11/730?
Maybe, but the 730 might not support enough memory to 
properly run.


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