VAXstation 3100 history (Was ... different)

From: Allison J Parent <>
Date: Wed Dec 1 07:35:56 1999

<I just got mail from a friend in Virginia who is saving a MicroVAX 3100-90
<for me that they are pitching out where he works (and he'll *deliver*, too!

Thats a nice VAX!. I forget the URL of where to find vax performance

<an external tape that, from his descriptions, I'm assuming is a TLZ30 or
<similar. One minor catch - they filled the disk and it won't boot. I tak

Never hard of that problem. I suspect soemthing else has happend.

<it I can conversational-boot it and use the console as the startup file to
<wrest control from the system in the earliest stages, then, at least, purg

Likely you can assuming the disk is even there at all. If all else fails
drop in a 200-400mb scsi drive and install VMS 7.2 (hobby license) and
go on that. Once up you can mount the offending drive and see.

<Did I miss anything? Is there a publish procedure for recovering from tota
<full disks, or will I have to go back to the manuals and remember how to d

Never seen that failure.

Received on Wed Dec 01 1999 - 07:35:56 GMT

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