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    April 20th, 2018, 04:49 PM
    NF6X replied to a thread Running VMS 4.x in an emulator in DEC
    Hooray! And congratulations! I'd love to get my VAXen (the real one and some simulated ones) up on HECnet, but I don't presently have a persistent...
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    April 18th, 2018, 08:12 PM
    NF6X replied to a thread Running VMS 4.x in an emulator in DEC
    I believe that is correct.
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    April 18th, 2018, 05:53 PM
    NF6X replied to a thread Running VMS 4.x in an emulator in DEC
    Hi, Earl! I clawed my way up the learning curve of bootstrapping VMS 4.x onto an emulated VAX-11/7xx a while back, so maybe I can help you install...
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    April 14th, 2018, 08:22 AM
    I've only booted mine from AK6DN's TU58 emulator, since I don't have working original boot tapes. As I understand it, that's quite a bit faster than...
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    April 13th, 2018, 11:35 PM
    The 11/730 does have a separate console CPU, but it is an 8085. The 8085 loads microcode, etc. from the TU58 drive and bootstraps the VAX CPU.
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    April 13th, 2018, 07:44 PM
    I never knew that! I'm suddenly much more interested in the 86xx VAXen.
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