VAXstation 3100 and DecWindows
arcarlini at iee.org
Sat Apr 19 03:40:43 CDT 2008
Rod Smallwood wrote:
> Switch on and it ran the diagnostics and gave the
> familiar three chevron prompt.
Did the dead sergeant come up on the monitor? If not then the switch at
back is set to be a VAXserver.
> T 75 reformats the drive. (takes
Not necessary (although apparently harmless, since you've done it :-))
> Its at this point that the book is a bit
> ambiguous. its not clear how to tell if the system is a work station
> or a server and
That switch at the back. What does
$ WRITE SYS$OUTPUT f$getsyi("hw_name")
> how to start up DECWindows from a VMS $ prompt in either case.
I _think_ that if you do nothing then DECwindows just starts
(as long as it thinks this is a workstation).
If you've defined the logical DECW$IGNORE_DECWINDOWS to TRUE
then you'll need to start it manuall with @SYS$MANAGER:DECW$STARTUP.COM.
Try running this manually from the $ prompt: it may tell you what's
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