Power 720 installation woes276 (7/6/2011 1:33:40 PM) comp.unix.aix hello group, I have this shiny new Power720 which is driving me nuts. I want to install AIX, but for the first time I have neither a grapics card inside nor do I have a functional serial terminal (it doesn't l... m
cdrecord oddities2065 (5/11/2011 12:39:01 PM) comp.unix.aix hello group, this cdrecord thingy is going to drive me nuts. I have an IntelliStation 185 with an IBM branded DVD-RAM drive. With the IBM supplied "cdrecord" I can burn iso images to CD-R and with "readcd -w"... m
IBM C code generation for -q64048 (12/4/2010 11:36:34 PM) comp.unix.aix hello group, IBM's C compilers by default (-qarch=com) generate code for all members of the Power family. With -q64, however, this can't be true anymore, because code must be specifically targetted at 64bit ca... Michael
Good news for M$ haters?556 (6/1/2010 10:23:50 AM) comp.os.vms http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/1651624/google-kicks-microsoft-windows (when will the rest of the world follow?) ... Michael
Question for the MCA Greybeards ...147 (8/2/2009 9:34:26 AM) comp.unix.aix hello world, I was trying for hours (if not days) to revive a couple of MCA boxes (25T, 39H), equipped with gfx, mouse, keyboard (a big one with "click"). When booting in maintenance mode, they proceeded until... Michael
[retro] AIX 3.2.5 + automount ?359 (6/7/2009 9:59:01 AM) comp.unix.aix hello group, I have this 320H up and running under 3.2.5 (of 1994 vintage). When I try to start the onbord automount daemon /usr/sbin/automount -v -T -f /etc/auto.master it keeps telling me: nfs_mount:... Michael
Ancient HP-UX patch question840 (10/1/2008 11:26:33 AM) comp.sys.hp.hpux hello group, I have an ancient PA-RISC box running equally ancient HP-UX 9.05 (and I would like to keep it that way). Now I want to install all patches which would apply to the installed base OS. On AIX, I wou... m
Power6 performance ?844 (6/16/2008 2:41:18 PM) comp.unix.aix hello group, is somebody out there who has compared the (single-core) performance of a Power5 vs a Power6 box, with a "real-life" application (mixed int/fp) ? The P6 box ( 520 @ 4.2 GHz ) gives me only some 3... m
AIX 6.1 automount ?2132 (6/15/2008 9:04:17 PM) comp.unix.aix hello world, I'm loading a shiny new P6 server with AIX 6.1. Went fine so far, but now it seems the automounter hangs. I copied functional /etc/auto* files over to the new machine, but it seems automount hangs... Michael
mount CD images ?277 (5/6/2008 11:10:37 AM) comp.unix.aix hello group, is it possible to "mount" a disk-resident ISO CD image as if it were a CD-ROM drive, rather than burning a real CD ? ... Michael
OpenVMS & Poulson: We need facts!14930 (5/17/2013 8:26:56 PM) comp.os.vms Hello my Friends
I ask Lorraine Bartlett what=92s going on with Poulson for OpenVMS. I tell =
HP often (!!) how important Poulson and a real Roadmap (OpenVMS & Itanium) =
for my company is.... leonhardt6165(1)
OpenVMS Sales Statistics102 (6/13/2013 11:45:56 AM) comp.os.vms All,
Cited statistics are not always what they may seem on the surface.
I heard an interesting assertion at a presentation yesterday evening by ano=
ther company in the server space (proper names omitted... gezelter(549)
Alpha 1200 real time clock186 (5/28/2013 5:26:29 AM) comp.os.vms Hi,
We have an Alpha 1200.
Recently I have noticed that the Alpha does not remember the date/time after
a reboot and I have to set it manually.
It sounds like an internal battery issue.
Am I readin... george.constantinides(4)
New direction for OpenVMS?625 (6/14/2013 2:19:03 PM) comp.os.vms I have approached HP management with the possibility of creating a spin-off=
company to provide ongoing OpenVMS support and development. While the det=
ails of this proposal are not for public display at th... dansabrservices(273)
Possible OpenVMS job, Sweden.306 (5/27/2013 2:24:55 PM) comp.os.vms Hi.
I've been asked to post a short notice about
a possible OpenVMS job in Sweden. In short:
- Half time assignment. Maybe full time, not sure.
- Factory/manufacturing environment.
- OpenVMS, Cobol, Rdb
Let's open source VMS!2066 (6/11/2013 10:21:24 PM) comp.os.vms With the news that HP is to take VMS out the back and put a bullet
through its brains, can we hope that HP will open source the whole thing
so that people can keep using it?=20
Tactical Nuclear Kitten... alex.buell1(149)
Hobbyists after 2020?541 (6/17/2013 8:35:03 PM) comp.os.vms AFAIR some here already foresaw this "slow death" of VMS, so as it
seems that now officially has started...
Now assuming that the hobbyist program will EOL at the latest in about
2020 too IMHO the most pro... me3926(4)