Subject: Re: VAX 4000/400
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chuck McManis <email@example.com>
Date: 01/22/2001 11:25:50
At 02:00 PM 1/22/2001 -0500, Brian Hechinger wrote:
>and even sillier of me to think i wanted to run VMS. what a NIGHTMARE!!! :)
Has its charm, doesn't it.
>so, it asks me this every time i boot it. is this a bad battery, or a
Two issues, one there are NiCd batteries in the CPU console plate, if you
leave it plugged in and on for a day it should recharge them. Unless they
are dead of course :-) Another thing was early VMSes (I believe it was 4.x
but could be as late as 5.x) wouldn't believe the TOY clock and so always
ask you the first time.
>will do. speaking of which, i see UCX is licenced, so how do i get it
>running so i can telnet/ftp etc.?
Actually from the startup you posted it looked like UCX tried to start
TELNET. But the short answer is that @UCX$CONFIG is your friend. Follow the
prompts and answer the questions ...
Enjoy, life has its moments and only a foolish man rushes past them in
anticipation of the next.