VAX6460: VMS 5.4 how to move on?

From: Eric Dittman <>
Date: Sun Oct 28 23:43:31 2001

> You have to boot Standalone backup either off tape or a disk.
> It's a bootable version of Backup, essentially a minimal VMS shell with
> embedded backup.
> Only proper way to backup a VMS system disk. How many RA9x drives do you
> have?

Standalone backup can be built on and run from the system disk without
any problems.

> You could do a BACKUP/PHYSICAL onto another RA9x drive. Instant system
> disk.

I'd recommend against /PHYSICAL. Instead, BACKUP/IMAGE.
Eric Dittman
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