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Re: Clearing SWAP

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On 05/10/08 17:28, Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
> On Fri, May 09, 2008 at 04:42:11PM +0200, NN_il_Confusionario wrote:
>> On Fri, May 09, 2008 at 07:43:00AM -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
>>> And a workstation running OpenVMS was considered so unhackable at
>>> DEFCON9 that it wasn't allowed back the next year.
>> and VMS, unlike unix, since the beginning was planned with solid
>> security in mind. In the times where classification into A,B,C,D
>> security made sense, there were VMS B-certified machines (the maximum
>> level, except for the lack of a formal mathemetical proof of that level
>> of security). And Digital never had to hide the code from the eyes of
>> the world, so that everybody could know the quality of the code (any
>> reference to proprietary software widely used today, and which is not of
>> the same level of quality as VMS, is purely wanted).
> I'll have to look at OpenVMS.  Is it still maintained?

Sure.  HP still makes lots of money off of it.

>                                                          Will it run on
> my old 486?

Well, no.  But you might find a VAXstation of similar power on Ebay.

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Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

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