Tag Archives: alpha

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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Accessing the AlphaServer DS10 Remote Management Console

The AlphaServer DS10 has a separate processor on the system motherboard that allows and operator to control the system via the serial (console) port using the Remote Management Console (RMC).

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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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Testing disks on an Alphaserver

It is possible to use the built-in exerciser to test the disks in an Alphaserver from the console.

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Switch Alphaserver Console modes

Even though I normally use my Alphaserver DS10 as a Linux workstation with a locally connected screen, keyboard and mouse I still use the serial console.

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