This image contains a compiled VAX 8600 simulator (from SIMH) and a ready to run netBSD 6.1.5 image. The netBSD system is configured with a DZ terminal multiplexor, exposed as port 2323, and with tcp/ip networking. Warning: This is a quite big image!.
WARNING This is not an official part of the simh project. I offer this image, and the others based on it, "as is", without no commitment to keep supporting it in the future (as though I will try my best). If you find a bug, please do not report it to the official simh mantainers unless you can reproduce it in a "non containerized" environment. If you suspect the bug is related to the containerization, please open an issue in the specific github project, git://github.com/jguillaumes/dockersimh.
Create container and initial run:
docker run --name <containerName> -it \ -p <teminal_port>:2323 \ -p <console_port>:2324 \ [-e SIMH_USE_CONTAINER=yes] \ [-v <my_image_directory>:/machines] \ jguillaumes/simh-vaxnbsd
If you do not specify a local directory to store the OS image (using -v) you must define the SIMH_USE_CONTAINER environment variable. The idea is not using a host directory to store the OS is dangerous because it would be perishable (it would be deleted with the container). If you are OK with that, simply define the mentioned environment variable and the startup procedure will create a ready to run image inside the container.
The container will boot straight to BSD.
VAX 8600 simulator V4.0-0 Beta git commit id: 7bd58c6d Listening on port 2324 RQ1: creating new file Eth: opened OS device eth0 Listening on port 2323 Modem control activated Auto disconnect activated LPT: creating new file ============================================================ = This container will boot straight into NetBSD 6.1.5 = = The root account initial password is 'manager' = ============================================================ Loading boot code from internal vmb.exe >> NetBSD/vax boot [1.11] << >> Press any key to abort autoboot 0 nfs_open: must mount first. open netbsd.vax: Device not configured > boot netbsd 1831932+87180 [169584+159303]=0x225160 Copyright (c) 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 The NetBSD Foundation, Inc. All rights reserved. Copyright (c) 1982, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. NetBSD 6.1.5 (VAX8600) #3: Thu May 19 11:12:13 CEST 2016 email@example.com:/usr/obj/sys/arch/vax/compile/VAX8600 VAX 8600 total memory = 127 MB avail memory = 121 MB mainbus0 (root) cpu0 at mainbus0: KA860, S/N 1234, Rev. G, manufactured in Unknown. cpu0: no FPA abus0 at mainbus0 sbi1 at abus0: SBIA Rev. 0, base address 0x20000000 uba0 at sbi1 tr3: DW780 dz0 at uba0 csr 4004760100 vec 304 ipl 15 mtc0 at uba0 csr 174500 vec 774 ipl 15 mscpbus0 at mtc0: version 5 model 5 (...) Mounting all filesystems... Clearing temporary files. Updating fontconfig cache: done. Creating a.out runtime link editor directory cache. Checking quotas: done. Loaded entropy from disk. Setting securelevel: kern.securelevel: 0 -> 1 swapctl: setting dump device to /dev/ra0b Starting virecover. Checking for core dump... savecore: no core dump Starting local daemons:. Updating motd. Starting ntpd. May 19 20:35:27 vaxnbsd615 ntpd: restrict: error in address '::1' on line 75. Ignoring... May 19 20:35:27 vaxnbsd615 ntpd: getaddrinfo: "0.netbsd.pool.ntp.org" invalid host address, ignored May 19 20:35:27 vaxnbsd615 ntpd: restrict: error in address '0.netbsd.pool.ntp.org' on line 114. Ignoring... May 19 20:35:27 vaxnbsd615 ntpd: getaddrinfo: "1.netbsd.pool.ntp.org" invalid host address, ignored May 19 20:35:27 vaxnbsd615 ntpd: restrict: error in address '1.netbsd.pool.ntp.org' on line 116. Ignoring... May 19 20:35:27 vaxnbsd615 ntpd: getaddrinfo: "2.netbsd.pool.ntp.org" invalid host address, ignored May 19 20:35:27 vaxnbsd615 ntpd: restrict: error in address '2.netbsd.pool.ntp.org' on line 118. Ignoring... May 19 20:35:28 vaxnbsd615 ntpd: getaddrinfo: "3.netbsd.pool.ntp.org" invalid host address, ignored May 19 20:35:28 vaxnbsd615 ntpd: restrict: error in address '3.netbsd.pool.ntp.org' on line 120. Ignoring... postsuper: warning: inet_protocols: IPv6 support is disabled: Address family not supported by protocol family postsuper: warning: inet_protocols: configuring for IPv4 support only Starting inetd. Starting cron. The following components reported failures: /etc/rc.d/ntpdate See /var/run/rc.log for more information. Thu May 19 20:36:16 CEST 2016 NetBSD/vax (vaxnbsd615) (console) login:
You can now login as root. The password is
manager. The errors reported by ntpdate can be ignored for now (until you get a correct network setup).
You can also logon using the emulated multiplexor, using TELNET into the exposed 2323 port in the docker machine:
$ telnet dockerhost 32023 Trying 192.168.99.100... Connected to dockerhost. Escape character is '^]'. Connected to the VAX 8600 simulator DZ device, line 0 NetBSD/vax (vaxnbsd615) (tty00) login:
The NetBSD system has network support compiled in, and the simh configuration attaches the DEQNA simulated devide to eth0 in the container. It is configured as follows:
- IP Address: 172.17.0.200 / 255.255.0.0
- Default route: 172.17.0.1
- Host name: vaxnbsd615
- DNS Server: 126.96.36.199/188.8.131.52
You must update this setup to fit your configuration. If you are using the default Docker network configuration, the IP address and route will probably be OK. You will definitely have to update the nameserver information. The relevant files you will probably need to edit are:
/etc/hosts /etc/networks /etc/ifconfig.qe0 /etc/rc.conf <== Be sure to edit this file! /etc/resolvconf.conf <== This is NOT a typo. It is resolvconf.conf!
Outbound IP access should just work. If you want to enable inbound access (ie, telnet into your VAX) you will have to add routing rules to your host OS and probably to your local router.
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