Subject: Re: Vaxstation 4000-model 60
To: Anders Magnusson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 06/28/1999 17:42:25
On Fri, 25 Jun 1999, Anders Magnusson wrote:
> > BTW: Thanks to Michael for the new booter. The countdown works on my
> > machine. But why can't I type uppercase letters at the prompt of the
> > booter? I can type "(#!)" but not "HURZ". Bug or feature? (I am using a
> > vt100 compatible WYSE terminal for console.)
> if (c < 96 && c > 64)
> c += 32;
> in consio.c obviously converts all letters to lowercase.
> IIRC it is added because the ROM console routines on some VAX only returns
> upper-case letters.
Hmm - could you conditionalise this on 'only if we have not yet
seen a lowercase character'?
That would allow people to boot 'netbsd.OLD' or similar :)