Subject: Re: VAX not booting devices
To: None <>
From: David Evans <>
List: port-vax
Date: 01/12/1999 14:12:00
Philipp Buehler wrote:
> It boot's til bootmonitor w/o problems (countdown til 3). If i 
> type a 'b mua0' I get an DEVOFFLINE despite that, the TK70 is making
> some sounds (I do not know what would be the normal sound). And I
> even can't unload the tape.

  You inserted the TK70 properly, right?  Lift, insert, drop, button?

> I have no clue where the system is installed. Maybe even on the SCSI-HDD,
> but I do not know the bootname for that device.

  dub0, perhaps.  Does "show qbus" or "show dev" do anything?  IIRC the MV3500
has those.

David Evans          (NeXTMail/MIME OK)   
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