[FreeVMS] Re: Module


Subject: [FreeVMS] Re: Module
From: Henry W. Miller (henry.miller@att.net)
Date: Wed Oct 31 2001 - 06:35:39 CET


----- Original Message -----
From: "BERTRAND JoŽl" <joel.k.bertrand@free.fr>
To: <freevms@ml.free.fr>
Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2001 11:25
Subject: [FreeVMS] Module

> Magne Mśhre wrote:
>
> >>>>>>>>>>>>>BERTRAND JoŽl wrote (2001-10-26 14:22:43):
> >>>>>>>>>>>>>
> >
> >>I understand the half of your answer. Is there a module which
> >>can read and write on a ODS-2 filesystem ?
> >>
> >
> > Yes, and no. There exists a kernel module that can *read*
> > an ODS-2 file system. write is not implemented AFAIK.
> >
> > The module is quite old, and won't build on recent systems
> > (after 2.2 or so). I'm in the process of rewriting it...
>
>
> I can help you if you want. I use a 2.4.13 kernel.
>

    Nothing like being on the bleeding edge of technology...
(I've been lurking here for a few days; I glad to see that at
least ONE of the Free VMS projects is still going.)

>
> > Being at it, I'll also make a try on getting some 'write'
> > functionality in there (at least so it can be written by
> > a single exclusive process, for a start)
> >
> > I've made a copy of the original module available
> > on ftp://ftp.nvg.ntnu.no/pub/vms/freevms/vmsfs.tar.gz
>
>
> I have downloaded this module. I think that we will need a CVS tree.
> Thierry, is it possible to you to have a CVS server on one of your sites ?
>
> Regards,
>
> JKB
>

    FYI, check out the news:alt.sys.pdp10 newsgroup. They have two
software PDP-10 emulators running various levels of TOPS10/TOPS20
on pseudo DEC-10/DEC-10 configurations that run under many
forms of *nix, including Linux. And, one of them (TS10) is VERY
close to getting an emulated VAX up and running...

-HWM

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