VS4000 hardware questions

From: Eric Dittman <dittman_at_dittman.net>
Date: Sat Dec 22 13:29:12 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.

I used the different drives to install, too. Have you tried a Plextor?

> 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
> >problems.
Eric Dittman
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Received on Sat Dec 22 2001 - 13:29:12 GMT

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