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I am looking for OpenVMS distribution on a thumb drive for a PC. I image it would be a Linux system that automagicly starts a VAX simulator then boots OpenVMS on that. Either it would run live off of the thumb drive or it would install to the system's hard drive.

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You'll have to roll your own.

1.) Install linux/BSD of your choice on the thumb drive. I'd choose at least a 4-8Gb thumbdrive.

2.) Install SimH (easiest from a package repository)

3.) Install OpenVMS a.) Get media from OpenVMS hobbyist program b.) register at c.) get license from OpenVMS hobbyist program (This is why you won't see a distribution like this floating around). d.) install from CD rom using SimH

4.) write your script that automagically starts the simulator and loads OpenVMS

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