Setting up a VAXstation
emu at e-bbes.com
Sun Sep 30 10:51:59 CDT 2007
Liam Proven wrote:
> Well, last night, I went and collected my first ever DEC box. It's a
> VAXstation 3100/38, bought on eBay for 99p (UK£0.99).
Good price ;-)
>  Friends have commented to me that a VAX of this age won't be able
> to boot from CD-ROM. Somewhere, I have a hobbyist VMS CD, if I can
> find it.
They boot from CD just fine. All you have to find is the right CDROM
drive. Some could be jumpered to 512k blocks, actually the best
experience woth non DEC drives is to use CD-burners. Just try it out.
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