A Personal Milestone (Data General Emulation)

Eric Moore mooreericnyc at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 21:12:55 CDT 2022

Congratulations! Data General is one big gap in my experience and
collection, great to know someone is working hard emulating the OS :)


On Thu, Jun 2, 2022, 3:46 PM Stephen Merrony via cctech <
cctech at classiccmp.org> wrote:

> I hope hope you don't mind me sharing a little personal milestone: today
> my long-winded attempt at a Data General AOS/VS emulator ran an original
> third-party program successfully for the first time.
> There are actually two closely-coupled emulators, one that attempts to
> emulate MV class hardware, and another that tries to provide a virtual
> AOS/VS environment.
> Due to the frustrating lack of freely available documentation and
> software for these machines which ceased production in the mid-1990s, I
> am now focusing on the AOS/VS emulator.
> Oh, the program that ran was OTHELLO, from the NADGUG (North American
> Data General User Group) games collection.  I lost the game :-/
> If anyone is interested, the emulator status is here:
> https://github.com/SMerrony/dgemua/blob/main/STATUS.md
> Steve

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