Subject: RE: VMS tutorial
To: Carlini, Antonio <>
From: Douglas Meade <>
List: port-vax
Date: 01/23/2001 16:11:16

Here are a few other sites I have found useful:

I'm running OpenVMS on a Vax 4000-500 that I toted into the office.
It has 10 DSSI drives!  Still not running NetBSD on it, although I 
have netbooted it before.


On Mon, 22 Jan 2001, Carlini, Antonio wrote:

> Brian Hechinger wrote:
> >does anyone have the URL to a good "Intro to VMS for the End User" as well
> as
> >a good "Intro to VMS for the Fool Stupid Enough to Admin a VAX"
> >also, i added two of the 1GB disks just to fart around.  the one goes "chug
> >chug chug" every once in a while, even though as far as i can tell it isn't
> >being used (not that i have a huge clue about VMS remember) so i offlined
> it.
> >is this the HDD drive telling me something is wrong?
> Many hard drives of that period do this - it's almost certainly
> thermal recalibration. Used to be a problem if you wanted to stream
> data off them (for example, when writing CDs) since it sometimes
> gets in the way by happening at an inconvenient moment.
> Antonio