VAX4000/300 MNS7.3 isntallation from CDROM
jsw at ieee.org
Fri Aug 7 11:45:37 CDT 2015
Having the CDROM write protected is normal for read-only media. The target drive needs to be write enabled. Before you boot the CD, list the disks you have.
Choose a disk that is unused/empty.
Once you get the $ or $$$ prompt, you need to restore the save from the CDROM to your target disk using BACKUP.
My installation looked like this. DKA700 is the VAXVMS073 CDROM. DKA0: is the unused disk. Both disks are on the SCSI bus.
During the restore, control-T shows the progress.
Once I finished the restore of the OS to the new disk, booting from that disk automatically starts the rest of the install process.
$$$ backup/image/verify dka700:vms073.b/save dka0:
Restoring file: DKA0:[VMS$COMMON.SYS$LDR]FYDRIVER.EXE;1
Saveset volume:1, saveset block:71 (32256 byte blocks)
Restoring file: DKA0:[VMS$COMMON.SYS$LDR]SYSLOA1302.EXE;1
Saveset volume:1, saveset block:143 (32256 byte blocks)
Restoring file: DKA0:[VMS$COMMON.SYSMSG]CLIUTLMSG.EXE;1
Saveset volume:1, saveset block:1260 (32256 byte blocks)
%BACKUP-I-STARTVERIFY, starting verification pass
Process SYSTEM_1 logged out at 26-JUL-2015 00:19:53.71
You can execute DCL commands and procedures for various "standalone"
tasks, such as backing up the system disk.
Please choose one of the following:
1) Execute DCL commands and procedures
2) Shut down this system
Enter CHOICE or "?" to repeat menu: (1/2/?) 2
SYSTEM SHUTDOWN COMPLETE - use console to halt system
?02 EXT HLT
PC = 81F0E6D3
%SYSBOOT-I-SYSBOOT Mapping the SYSDUMP.DMP on the System Disk
%SYSBOOT-W-SYSBOOT Can not map SYSDUMP.DMP on the System Disk
%SYSBOOT-I-SYSBOOT Mapping PAGEFILE.SYS on the System Disk
%SYSBOOT-I-SYSBOOT SAVEDUMP parameter not set to protect the PAGEFILE.SYS
OpenVMS (TM) VAX Version BI73-7G7 Major version id = 1 Minor version id = 0
%WBM-I-WBMINFO Write Bitmap has successfully completed initialization.
OpenVMS VAX V7.3 Installation Procedure
Model: MicroVAX 3100-90
System device: DKX00 - _DKA0:
Free Blocks: 8238429
CPU type: 19-03
* Please enter the date and time (DD-MMM-YYYY HH:MM) 26-jul-2015
> On Aug 7, 2015, at 11:22 AM, Holm Tiffe <holm at freibergnet.de> wrote:
> Hmm.. it seems that the pdf is containing thestuff that I've already read
> somewhere on HP's website.
> There are two possibilities:
> [>>> B/R5:10000000 DKA400:
> [If you are booting from an InfoServer device, enter a command that
> [specifies root 1. For example, on a VAX 6000 computer, enter:
> [>>> B/R5:10000100/X:D/B:6 ET0
> Ok, the first should fit with an abbrevation:
> B/R5:10000000 DUA3
> (I have a VAX4000-300 not an VS4000/90, nor I have an VAX6000..)
> and this boots until the message with the write protected disk
> dua3..(sorry, don't have it handy..) and than the system hangs.
> When I simply boot B dua3 the install system asks for a date
> and I finally get a "$". Thats all..
> That's why I've asked what todo..
> Jerry Weiss wrote:
>> Follow the OpenVMS VAX Version 7.3 Upgrade and Installation Manual
>> AA?QSBQD?TE http://h20565.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c04623149&lang=en-us&cc=us <http://h20565.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c04623149&lang=en-us&cc=us>
>> Section 3 takes you through the basics on how create a new disk. I used the same procedure just last week.
>> Good Luck.
>>> On Aug 7, 2015, at 10:26 AM, Holm Tiffe <holm at freibergnet.de> wrote:
>>> I've got an VAX4000/300 eqipped with an TK70, 2x RF31, 1xRF71 disks,
>>> and an CQD-200/TM.
>>> I've connected an toshiba Xm5701 drive to the SCSI Bus and the machine sses
>>> it as DUA3. I have a VMS7.3 CDROM and want to install it on one of the
>>> I've read some documents on HPs website but it isn't clear to me
>>> how to boot the cdrom correctly, there is root 1 mentioned.
>>> What bootflag must entered, B/R5:10000000?
>>> ..in the case w/o the R5:10000000 I get a $ Promt finally (here I habe to
>>> read further). With the bootflag the System is complaining that dua3 is
>>> write protected (it is the cdrom)...
>>> What's the correct way to install VMS on that machine?
>>> Technik Service u. Handel Tiffe, www.tsht.de, Holm Tiffe,
>>> Freiberger Straße 42, 09600 Oberschöna, USt-Id: DE253710583
>>> www.tsht.de, info at tsht.de, Fax +49 3731 74200, Mobil: 0172 8790 741
> Technik Service u. Handel Tiffe, www.tsht.de, Holm Tiffe,
> Freiberger Straße 42, 09600 Oberschöna, USt-Id: DE253710583
> www.tsht.de, info at tsht.de, Fax +49 3731 74200, Mobil: 0172 8790 741
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