SINIX-Z 5.42 on 86Box

(this is a guest post by Antoni Sawicki aka Tenox)

As part of nerdy new year celebrations I got Fujitsu Siemens Nixdorf Informationssysteme SINIX-Z running on 86Box. This was possible thanks to Plamen and Vlad!.

SINIX-Z 5.42 on 86Box

Update: got X11 going:

Mosaic browser on Sinix 5.42 on 86Box

Also C compiler:

Also networking… apparently you have to manually connect it.

Here is a pre-installed image and 86Box configuration file. Now includes bash, gcc and gzip. These are also downloadable here.

9 thoughts on “SINIX-Z 5.42 on 86Box

  1. Woah! I’ve tried this before (some months ago), only to get errors trying to access the distribution CD-ROM (wouldn’t be seen at all), and gave up. What system configuration did you use for this?

      • I checked out the premade VM, and it is working on my end too! I tried to use the keydisk for 5.41 under (which is what I think you’ve done, as /etc/.products/.legit/SINIX & SINIX-BASE have a 5.41 version number) but I haven’t been able to get the following products to install:

        SIwinue, especially, is what I’m interested in. Is there any way to trick it to install and license?

  2. Hi, thanks for all your work.

    I feel dumb, but … what is a password to access this VM ?
    I tried root/ , root/root , root/123456 , root/toor
    Nothing works

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