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RE: About support for rtVAX300

Holm Tiffe [holm%freibergnet.de@localhost] wrote:
> Don't call me penetrant, bu what the heck ist that RPB, where
> it is located and how the kerenel accesses it? I read
> something about RPB or faked PRB, but it isn't so that there
> where any comment that maked me know more now..

The Restart Parameter Block (RPB) is a structure set up by the console
before it passes control to whatever has booted.

So it's basically something that the console should have set up: it's
part of the standard way of booting any VAX.
I assume that the rtVAX 300 console would have set up the RPB and
supplied a pointer as part of the boot process.


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