Subject: Re: stray interrupt: vector 0x18, ipl 31 on VAX boot
To: None <email@example.com>
From: M J Dowden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/19/2003 09:23:48
At 5:34 PM +0200 5/18/2003, <email@example.com> wrote:
> > 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.
Isn't that what the original poster was referring to? His post
included a power up self-test, followed by a show memory command (sho
mem), a show devices (sho dev) command and its output, and then a
boot command that he typed at a VAX boot prompt (>>>).
M J Dowden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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