Mainframe emulators

From: Eric Dittman <>
Date: Tue Aug 5 22:55:00 2003

> > Anyone had experience with Hercules (, a
> > System/370, ESA/390, and z/Architecture emulator?
> >
> > --John
> Define experince. :^) I've had it working before, but don't know enough
> about the OS to be able to do anything. Basically the only thing you can
> get to run on it is an ancient version of MVS.

If you by "the only thing you can get to run on it" means the only legally
available software, then, yes, along with an old version of VM/370. If you
mean it won't run anything but old versions of software, then, no, Hercules
will also run OS/390 and other modern software.
Eric Dittman
Received on Tue Aug 05 2003 - 22:55:00 BST

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