Reading a VMS CD-ROM for SIMH under Windows?

From: Ethan Dicks <>
Date: Fri Feb 28 12:00:00 2003

--- Thomas Dzubin <> wrote:
> Yes, I went through the exact same thing...
> I couldn't find anything under MS-Windoze which would get the CD
> directly.


> It helps to have a dual-bootable machine with MS-Windows and
> Linux/NetBSD/FreeBSD/whatever

Not an option in this case. If it were, I'd already be done.

> I rebooted my machine under Linux and just do the "dd" command
> dd if=/dev/cdrom of=vms.img
> (which you probably already know about).


> (I'm assuming here that everybody has all of the correct & legal software
> licenses)

He works for HP. Licenses aren't a problem.

> I don't think there is any way for SIMH on Windows to read the CD
> directly, you need the intermediate image file first.

Thanks for the confirmation.

Received on Fri Feb 28 2003 - 12:00:00 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Fri Oct 10 2014 - 23:35:57 BST