Vax 4000-200 - The Saga continues
witchy at binarydinosaurs.co.uk
Fri Nov 17 02:13:53 CST 2006
On 17/11/06 05:10, "Rod Smallwood" <RodSmallwood at mail.ediconsulting.co.uk>
> This is mostly correct.... But what they don't say is the system gets
> left in a minimum condition.
Since you're only really doing this to reset the password the lack of other
devices is unimportant, all you need access to is sys$system:sysuaf.dat.
> OK so lets try reversing the commands at the SYSBOOT prompt
> SYSBOOT> SET/STARTUP SYS$SYSTARTUP_VMS.COM;2
Set/start sys$system:startup.com. I'm not aware of any file called
sys$systartup_vms.com, the site specific file is
You can see this yourself by doing SHOW/START when you first get to SYSBOOT.
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