[vcf-midatlantic] Found: VMS Hobbyist CDs

Dave Wade dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Mon Jun 5 09:57:25 EDT 2017



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> Schenkenberger via vcf-midatlantic
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> Subject: Re: [vcf-midatlantic] Found: VMS Hobbyist CDs
> 
> Dave Wade via vcf-midatlantic writes:
> 
> >All the VMS Images I have, even the ones from Digital have ".iso" =
> >extensions so I assume some software "barfs" at other extensions. When
> >I = started playing with VMS images I assumed they were ISO but quickly
> >= found out they are not, they are just block dumps of the filing
> >system, = and I believe if you have a Linux system you can just DD them
> >to a = partition and then mount under VMS. There is a vast collection
> >of VAX = images at vaxhaven.com again all as ".iso" files...
> 
> From Digital, I'm assuming d|i|g|i|t|a|l as in Digital Equipment Corp?  I
don't
> recall DEC ever distributing anything with an ISO extension save for
DECnet-
> ISO, later called 'phase V'.

Sorry I meant HP/COMPAQ. . The latest VMS distributions come as .ISO files.

Dave




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