Subject: Re: stray interrupt: vector 0x18, ipl 31 on VAX boot
To: M J Dowden <>
From: None <>
List: port-vax
Date: 05/18/2003 17:34:01
> At 10:49 AM +0200 5/18/2003, <> wrote:
> >
> >"boot dka0" would ask the boot program to load a kernel named "dka0"
> >from the default boot device, which probably is unsupported if you
> >loaded it from the SCSI adapter.
>      I think you are mistaken. I routinely type "boot dua0" to get my 
> VAX 4000 to boot the default kernel from the SCSI hard disk (dua0, 
> which it sees as an RA90). I need to type that because I have 
> specified a tape drive that has no tape in it as the default boot 
> device ("set boot") to prevent the machine from auto-booting whenever 
> it is powered up.
I'm quite sure I'm not mistaken, I wrote the boot program :-)
You may type "boot dua0" but not at the boot program prompt in that
case, you type it at the >>> prompt where it makes sense.

-- Ragge