Subject: Re: VAX not booting devices
To: None <>
From: Philipp Buehler <>
List: port-vax
Date: 01/12/1999 22:34:41
David Evans wrote:
> 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?
The machine is 'new', and the tape was inserted already. 

> > 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.
Hm, 'show' is DCL then? I have no system for now, only VBM. I was told 
to look up the possible hardware with 'test 50' ...

Philipp Buehler, aka fIpS | <lonely stuff > | double-p on IRC
VAX/OpenVMS: No compromise computing.
When you think that your power's gone, 
cry it out and you won't be lone.
                                        --Kyyria, 1998