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more_specifics_on_os_names_and_hardware_we_support [2019/04/02 16:16]
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 There are a lot of legacy operating systems and hardware. We support a lot of things, but not everything. Sometimes it's confusing to tell. PARSEC doesn'​t support hardware directly. We work with other hardware partners who have things like parts depots and field engineers to support the operating system running on that older hardware. Below is a table breaking down what operating systems we do support and the usual sort of hardware it runs on.  There are a lot of legacy operating systems and hardware. We support a lot of things, but not everything. Sometimes it's confusing to tell. PARSEC doesn'​t support hardware directly. We work with other hardware partners who have things like parts depots and field engineers to support the operating system running on that older hardware. Below is a table breaking down what operating systems we do support and the usual sort of hardware it runs on. 
  
-^ Operating System Name      ^ Common Hardware or CPU   ^ Version Numbers ^ Notes ^ +^ Operating System Name      ^ Common Hardware or CPU   ^ Version Numbers ^ Notes ^ Inventory Command
-| VAX/VMS | VAX Systems such as the 11/780, 11/750, MicroVAX II (or even I), or MicroVAX 3100 | 1.0 - 6.4 | Yes! We still support VMS running on the VAX | +| VAX/VMS | VAX Systems such as the 11/780, 11/750, MicroVAX II (or even I), or MicroVAX 3100 | 1.0 - 6.4 | Yes! We still support VMS running on the VAX | show device /full 
-| OpenVMS ​  | Alpha EV4, EV5, EV6, EV7 systems as well as Itanium (Integrity) | 6.3 - 8.4 | This is the modern OpenVMS on both the Alpha and Itanium| +| OpenVMS ​  | Alpha EV4, EV5, EV6, EV7 systems as well as Itanium (Integrity) | 6.3 - 8.4-2L1 | This is the modern OpenVMS on both the Alpha and Itanium| show device /full 
-| Linux    | x86, SPARC, Alpha, or Integrity | all versions but only RHEL, Debian, or SuSE distributions others by approval only |We basically support anything that runs Linux| +| Linux    | x86, SPARC, Alpha, or Integrity | all versions but only RHEL, Debian, or SuSE distributions others by approval only |We basically support anything that runs Linux, including non-x86 platforms| dmidecode ; lspci 
-| Tru64    | Alpha EV4 to EV7 | 1.x - 5.1B patch 10 (last version) | Remember it was also called OSF/1 and Digital Unix before it was renamed in the 5.x days |  +| Tru64    | Alpha EV4 to EV7 | 1.x - 5.1B patch 10 (last version) | Remember it was also called OSF/1 and Digital Unix before it was renamed in the 5.x days. We also support TruCluster and AdvFS layered products| hwmgr show component ​
-| Solaris | SPARC and X86 | 2.4 - 11.3 | We also support the ancient SunOS and transitional or special versions such as Trusted Solaris and Solaris on Fujitsu SPARC servers| +| Solaris | SPARC and X86 | 2.4 - 11.3 | We also support the ancient SunOS and transitional or special versions such as Trusted Solaris and Solaris on Fujitsu SPARC servers. We also support Sun Cluster 3.x|prtdiag -v
-| AIX | RS/6000, POWER4 - POWER9 | 3.x - 7.x | We don't support the 1980's versions and we don't support the super-obscure PS/2 version (but we'd love to see someone running it!)| +| AIX | RS/6000, POWER4 - POWER9 | 3.x - 7.x | We don't support the 1980's versions and we don't support the super-obscure PS/2 version (but we'd love to see someone running it!)|lsconf
-| HPUX | HPPA (PA-RISC or Precision Architecture) and the Itanium / Integrity versions | 10.x - 11iv3 | We don't support the old Motorola 68k platforms (but we love the 68k, nonetheless)| +| HPUX | HPPA (PA-RISC or Precision Architecture) and the Itanium / Integrity versions | 10.x - 11iv3 | We don't support the old Motorola 68k platforms (but we love the 68k, nonetheless). We'll also support MirrorDisk|echo "​selclass qualifier memory;​infolog"​ %%|%% /​usr/​sbin/​cstm ​
-| IRIX | MIPS R3000 and anything after | We'll support IRIX versions 5.0 - 6.5 on any system with a MIPS R3k or better|+| IRIX | MIPS R3000 and anything after | We'll support IRIX versions 5.0 - 6.5 on any system with a MIPS R3k or better|We support CXFS and some layered products as well|hinv -mv ; gfxinfo|
  
 === Additional Layered Products We Support === === Additional Layered Products We Support ===
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   * Tandem / Nonstop   * Tandem / Nonstop
   * VxWorks   * VxWorks
-  * IBM System-I, iSeries, AS/400, OS/400 
   * MS-DOS, CPM, AmigaOS, MacOS, OS/2 (ie.. nothing on micros)   * MS-DOS, CPM, AmigaOS, MacOS, OS/2 (ie.. nothing on micros)
   * NeXTStep, Mach, or OpenStep   * NeXTStep, Mach, or OpenStep
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