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$ALPHADEF, $VAXDEF, SMM and Model Names?

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The Question is:

I could not locate anywhere an exhaustive list of values for the following
 command, run on all known DEC/Compaq/HP servers and workstations supported by
$ write sys$output f$getsyi("HW_NAME"), " ", f$getsyi("HW_MODEL")
Is there such a list?
Would HP please publish it?
FWIW, I already tried to join $ALPHADEF and $VAXDEF from OpenVMS V7.3-1 Alpha
 and VAX systems...
This is far from sufficient, since all model constants are not commented with
 hardware names, some hardware names are mis-spelled in the available comments,
 and lots of newer Alpha systems hardware model constants are missing, up to
 the date of release of
 OpenVMS V7.3-1.
  -- Olivier.

The Answer is :

  If you wish to know which systems are supported by OpenVMS, please
  see the OpenVMS Software Product Description (SPD).  Pointers to the
  SPD and to the OpenVMS minimum-version requirements documentation are
  both available in the OpenVMS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document.
  As for the HW_NAME and HW_MODEL codes, these are returned to OpenVMS
  from the SRM console -- OpenVMS itself does not maintain a list of
  these codes, and does not attempt to use these SMM codes to enforce
  support.  (OpenVMS does use these codes to locate platform-specific
  You will want to move away from SMM codes, as OpenVMS I64 systems do
  not have the concept of a unique SMM code for each system model; the
  EFI console and the platform specification do not provide for it.
  There is some work that may appear in a release after the OpenVMS V8.1
  release, and specifically containing an updated $ALPHADEF module.
  Related discussions include (8566), (598), (6171), (6521), (7287),
  (8577), (8960) and likely other topics.

answer written or last revised on ( 7-JAN-2004 )

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