Subject: Re: VAX6400 booting saga: getting VMS to boot without a cluster ...
To: Gunther Schadow <>
From: Paul Thompson <>
List: port-vax
Date: 12/06/2001 20:06:55
On Thu, 6 Dec 2001, Gunther Schadow wrote:

> this section of the FAQ. At some point it will just sit there
> waiting to join a cluster but since there is none it will
> never come back. Can I set some "minimum votes" parameter
> on the conversational boot to make it go on? What would that
> be?

1) What are your exact error messages?  
2) How much time do you give it to boot before you give up? 
3) What happens if you change STARTUP_P1 to MIN in SYSBOOT> or change 
VAXCLUSTER to 0 there?