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

Kevin Bowling kevin.bowling at kev009.com
Wed Feb 3 18:17:58 CST 2016

Can you take some pictures of that system?  Sounds interesting.  I had a
DPX/20 at one time which was basically an IBM RS/6000.

On Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 3:09 AM, Pontus Pihlgren <pontus at update.uu.se> wrote:

> Hi
> I'm trying to boot a Bull DPX/2 and got stuck waiting for NFS to do
> something, at least that is what I believe.
> Is there anyone on the list with B.O.S experience that could help me
> bring the sytem up under some kind of single user environment without
> network.
> 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.
> /P

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