Bull DPX/2 and B.O.S. help wanted.

Pontus pontus at update.uu.se
Thu Feb 4 14:50:29 CST 2016

On 02/03/2016 09:35 PM, Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
> Hello,
> On Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 11:09 AM, Pontus Pihlgren <pontus at update.uu.se> wrote:
>> I have a OS install kit with bootable floppies and I managed to get a
>> prompt using the "boot_unix" floppy and following the manuals that I
>> have.
>> However, not even "ls" would work from this prompt, only "cat". (You are
>> supposed to enter "os_install", but I don't want to mess up the existing
>> installtion.
> I don't have experience with Bull at all. However, I have some
> experience with other limited environments.
> Does "echo" work?
> If it does, you can try "echo *" as a (poor) substitute for "ls".
> Apologies if you already know this.

Rather obvious, but I hadn't though of it. Thank you. Will try it next time.


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