First VAX-11/730 VMS Boot! (was: Re: VAX-11/730 %BOOT-F-Unexpected Machine Check)

Mark J. Blair nf6x at
Sat Jun 13 20:04:58 CDT 2015

Thanks! I will try that out. 

> On Jun 13, 2015, at 18:01, Glen Slick <glen.slick at> wrote:
>> On Sat, Jun 13, 2015 at 5:45 PM, Mark J. Blair <nf6x at> wrote:
>> Thanks, I will read that. But how do I enter the reply command when the BACKUP program is hogging the console? Is there a VMS equivalent to the way a task can be suspended in UNIX with ^Z?
> I'm no expert, but I think you can sometimes do ^Y, and then CONTINUE,
> but only if you only execute built-in commands between the ^Y and the

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