Category Archives: VMS

Set keyboard layout on an Alphaserver DS10

A very short one liner straight from the manual – just to save me remembering where I put it! The keyboard layout use by the console is selected by the language environment variable. Advertisements

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VAX/VMS Standalone Backup

Before using VMS Standalone Backup you need to install the Standalone Backup files on a suitable boot device.

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Minimum Supported VMS Versions

As most of the links on the original pages are now broken I decided to post my own copy of the minimum supported VMS versions for VAX and Alpha systems here so I can find them again!

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Setting the screen resolution and refresh rate on DEC Windows

A long time ago when I first had access to a VMS Workstation with DEC Windows you didn’t really need to worry about the screen resolution or refresh rate as the graphics options were essentially fixed by the hardware.

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Disabling unused DECnet interfaces

As may be obvious from some of my other recent posts I’ve been ‘playing’ with my AlphaServer DS10 recently. Actually it is more of an AlphaStation now as I’ve installed an ATI Radeon 7500 (3X-PBXGG-AA) which works quite nicely under … Continue reading

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