> On Dec 15, 2021, at 10:19 AM, Joerg Hoppe <ioerg.ho...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Full micro fiche scans of VAX/VMS 4.0/4.1 source listings are now published
>> Did I miss it, or is the kernel missing?
> I learned from
> that they don't have a "kernel", but an "executive". From the Preface
> "The words "system" or "VMS system" are used to describe the entire software
> package that is a part of a VAX-11 system, including privileged processes,
> utilities, and other support software as well as the executive itself.
> The word "executive" refers to those parts of the VMS operating system that
> reside in system virtual address space.
> The executive includes the contents of the file SYS.EXE, device drivers, and
> other code and data structures
> loaded at initialization time, including RMS and the system message file. "
Fair enough, though "kernel" has a specific meaning, the stuff that runs in
kernel mode (as opposed to executive mode, as RMS does).
What I meant is "where is the core OS". With the hints you gave I found the
answer, it's in subdirectory 095__SYS. Thanks!