VT100 under SIMH

From: Paul Koning <pkoning_at_equallogic.com>
Date: Wed Sep 1 10:37:52 2004

>>>>> "John" == John Allain <allain_at_panix.com> writes:

 John> Being able to meet Bob Supnik personally at the VCFe (Thanks to
 John> Sellam), I bid any reservations against using SIMH farewell.
 John> Have had a hell of a nice time since then. Turns out my oldish
 John> PC (4.5 years) has the same speed as my best microVAX (<5Vups),
 John> as an aside.

 John> As I understand it, the way to get a decent screen up under the
 John> current SIMH arrangement is to run it networked to another
 John> machine with either X11 services or rlogin and there you can
 John> get the screen that you want.

 John> What I'm looking for I think is a command shell with VT100
 John> support that I can run SIMH in locally. Alternately I could
 John> just connect the actual terminal to a serial line. Anybody do
 John> this?

Any reasonable xterm-like tool in the Xwindows world has VT100

On Windows, there's Tera Term, which works well. I had troubles
getting it going on WinXP, but that may be pilot error.

Received on Wed Sep 01 2004 - 10:37:52 BST

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