Installing Ultrix 4.4 on a DECstation 5000 Model 240
robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com
Wed Nov 17 17:41:45 CST 2010
It is something that crossed my mind and I have not checked. I think this
will have to be my next line of investigation.
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> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 2:51 PM, Rob Jarratt <robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com>
> > It is failing at the stage of detecting the disks with an
> > "invalid block size" error.
> > I am using a CR-506 CD-ROM drive and the disks I have are RZ56 and RZ57.
> Could this be an issue with the CD-ROM not supporting 512byte blocks?
> I know that microVAXen need this to install VMS, perhaps this is true with
> With some drives you have to set a jumper to force it to 512byte blocks.
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