VS4000 hardware questions

From: UberTechnoid_at_Home.com <(UberTechnoid_at_Home.com)>
Date: Sat Dec 22 12:54:23 2001

It would boot off any cdrom pretty much. The problem came when I tried to
do a restore from the cd's system image. Instant screenfull of greek.
The RRD40 was the only drive I could install vms off of.



In <200112220429.fBM4TRQ01772_at_narnia.int.dittman.net>, on 12/21/01
   at 10:29 PM, Eric Dittman <dittman_at_dittman.net> said:

>> I've got a Vaxtation 4000/60 also! I can tell you that it is HIGHLY
>> unlikely you will find a cdrom drive from which you can install VMS. Mine
>> is running VMS 7.2 and NetBSD 1.5.2. After MUCH screwing around I finally
>> just went out and got an RRD40 to install systems software.

>I've not had much problems finding drives that will boot a 4000/60. I've
>used an RRD42, a couple of Toshibas, and a couple of Plextors without any

Jeffrey S. Worley
Asheville, NC USA
Received on Sat Dec 22 2001 - 12:54:23 GMT

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