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» Global sections(how to create and use.)
» xx$CREATE_BUFOBJ system service(usage)
» Ethernet address(methods of determination)
» Shareable images(cookbook approach to creating one)
» Sharing data/code at absolute addresses(a guide with examples)
» Determining the Alpha microprocessor
» Using GETSYI to get hardware status

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» Alpha RetainTrust program

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Update: Update from 1.5 to 7.0

The Question is:

When upgrading from OpenVMS AXP V1.5 to the newest O/S
for an Alpha(assumme V7.0), is there a requirement to
upgrade to each version or can we jump directly to V7.0?

The Answer is:

   In this case, there is no substitute for reading the manuals.

   You will want to read through the installation and upgrade instructions
   for OpenVMS Alpha V7.0 as it will contain prerequisites including a list
   of OpenVMS versions one can upgrade to V7.0 from, and you will want to
   read through the new features and release notes manuals for each of the
   intervening versions, and you will want to read through the installation
   and upgrade manuals for intervening versions.  There have been many
   changes to OpenVMS Alpha since V1.5 -- far too many to mention here.