VMS 5.0 & stand alone backup

From: emanuel stiebler <emu_at_ecubics.com>
Date: Thu Jul 15 10:22:35 1999

---- Original Message -----
From: William King <wrking_at_tsoft.com>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 1999 9:05 PM
Subject: VMS 5.0 & stand alone backup

> I just aquired a uVAXII with a RD54 and a TK50 drive and I'm trying to
> VMS. I don't remember the stand-alone backup command to issue. I'm hoping
> that someone can help.
> I have two TK50 tapes that came with it. They are labeled:
> VMS V5.0 BIN TK50
> and
> VMS V5.0 BIN TK50
> I can probably handle the update after I install VMS (something like
> _at_SYS$UPDATE:something-or-other).
> The first tape boots and takes me into stand-alone backup. At that point
> lost. Any ideas?

Hi Bill,

the more or less general format is:

backup source: target:

in your case, it should be something like:


where you should put the realnames of your tape drive, you disk & the name
of the save set.

The names of tape & disk you can see during boot.

hope it helps,
Received on Thu Jul 15 1999 - 10:22:35 BST

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