Setting up a VMS system

Zane Healy healyzh at
Wed Sep 22 11:05:57 CDT 2021

On Sep 22, 2021, at 6:05 AM, Antonio Carlini via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
> Might be faster to install on a speedy machine though (I've never tried on any Pi but I doubt that any of them will match a Ryzen …)

I tend to use VM’s on my VMware cluster.  I’ve used an RPI 3b+, it was about 1.6 VUPS, so better than my KA630 based systems.

> SIMH works really well. Well enough that if you give OpenVMS (VAX) a sufficiently large disk (30GB should do), it will crash when trying to mount it :-)

Interesting, I have 3 34GB drives in my cluster, and haven’t had any issue.


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