Subject: Re: Most perverted DEC system: DECsystem 5500
To: Michael Kukat <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 10/30/2002 08:04:32
Are you sure this machine is actually a 5500?
On Wed, 30 Oct 2002, Michael Kukat wrote:
> Hi !
> On Wed, 30 Oct 2002, Simon Burge wrote:
> > >> boot -f tftp() -s
> how do you get the ">>" prompt on this machine? I just get the VAX-like ">>>"
> prompt, which can't handle the syntax mentioned. The result is the message
> "ARG OVERF", as "help" also doesn't mention this syntax. I know this from the
> DECstations, but my DECsystem 5500 behaves a bit different, it looks more like
> a VAX in the firmware. (Yes, it really has R3000 CPU boards).
> In worst case, i will try booting via MOP with using ris on the boot server,
> which will be a DECstation 5000/240. But booting this beast from CD would be
> much nicer and easier :)
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