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

E. Groenenberg ed at groenenberg.net
Fri Feb 5 00:28:45 CST 2016

Hello Pontus.

As far as I remember, DPX/2 uses AT&T System 5 rel. 0 with some additions
in the terminal database for the specific Bull terminals.

So, basically all standard command could be find in the usual places.

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On Thu, February 4, 2016 21:50, Pontus wrote:
> 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.
>> HTH
> Rather obvious, but I hadn't though of it. Thank you. Will try it next
> time.
> /P

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