Hardest to Find Classic Computers (Was: RE: Way OT: Just

From: Eric Dittman <dittman_at_dittman.net>
Date: Sat Dec 15 10:32:37 2001

> At 07:40 PM 14/12/2001 -0600, Eric Dittman wrote:
> > > digital Alphabook. Not exactly Rare, just hard-to-find
> >
> >I'd love an Alphabook, but when they are available, they are
> >expensive. Once the VMS IPF port is finished and IPF laptops
> >are available I'll finally have a native VMS laptop.
> Why wait? You can get a pay for VAX simulator to run on your Intel Laptop
> today (Charon-VAX http://www.charon-vax.com) and the SIMH
> http://simh.trailing-edge.com/ family of free simulators (including PDP-11
> and PDP-10) has a VAX emulator that's almost working (VMS boots but crashes
> shortly thereafter).

The commercial VAX simulator is extremely expensive, and the SIMH and TS10
aren't there yet. Even so, the keyword was "native". I don't want the
performance hit that comes with running an emulation.
Eric Dittman
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Received on Sat Dec 15 2001 - 10:32:37 GMT

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