HP-UX on HP 9000/217
plamenspam at afterpeople.com
Thu Sep 30 06:03:21 CDT 2021
The version for 200 series is called 5.17
Good luck finding it…
On Thursday, September 23, 2021, Paul Berger via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On 2021-09-13 9:21 p.m., Larkin Nickle via cctalk wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> According to http://bitsavers.trailing-edge
>> .com/pdf/hp/9000_200/9000-200_periphSupp_Dec89.pdf (see PDF page 2), it
>> seems as if HP-UX 5.1 should work on the 9000/217.
>> http://hparchive.com/Catalogs/HP-Catalog-1986.pdf also seems to confirm
>> this (PDF page 71 under Series 200 Bundled Systems, it's mentioned that the
>> Model 217 can run single-user HP-UX). However, there seems to be conflicted
>> information based on people that I've talked to and the hpmuseum page with
>> a copy of HP-UX 5.1 whether it should work at all, whether 5.1 is a unified
>> release where the boot floppy should work on both series 200 and 300, or
>> whether there's another boot floppy for series 200 which apparently has not
>> been archived.
>> I recently obtained a Model 217 and would like to know if anyone has
>> more info on this, the two people that I know of that have tried it get a
>> hang on boot.
> It would seem likely that there is a separate boot diskette for 200 series
> machines that so far no one has found a copy of. The only thing I
> succeeded in booting the 5.1 that is available on hpmuseum.net is a 310.
> I tried booting it on a 9920 with a 68010 processor card and got the same
> result it posts the starting message and then hangs.
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