Emulating a mainframe on ArmedSlack
In preparation for a future project, I built Hercules on ArmedSlack, running in Qemu. The idea was to test the concept of running the mainframe emulator on the Arm processor.
The result was quite usable, at least for the older mainframe operating systems like MVS.
Here are some screenshots:
Starting Hercules on ArmedSlack:
The 3270 terminal connecting to the “Mainframe”:
Hercules working hard doing an IPL:
Performing a clean shutdown of MVS:
More on this project later…
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