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From: Dennis Grevenstein <dennis.grevenst...@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Remember Ultrix?
Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2011 03:37:34 +0000 (UTC)
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Scott Walker <decb...@gmail.com> wrote:
> In a previous life at DEC, when (risc) Ultrix arrived on the scene, I
> remember being at side by side demonstrations (I was demonstrating the
> power of VMS) and being so impressed by the performance of the
> workstations, and some of the very cool demos that had been written
> for them.
Well, the MIPS boxes were quiet a lot faster than VAX systems.
> I now have dug up an old DecStation and cannot seem to find any
> sources for early versions of RISC based Ultrix. Can anyone point me
> to a source for the OS?
What do you mean by "early"? ULTRIX for MIPS begins
at 3.something, although these releases weren't very
useful and don't support a lot of hardware.
What DECstation model do you have? This will most likely
limit the minimum ULTRIX release.
For general ULTRIX archeology, I would recommend the
simh VAX 11/780 emulator.
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