Configuring ULTRIX 4.x kernel (was: Re: VAX 6400 booting saga: SUCCESS!)

From: Gunther Schadow <>
Date: Mon Mar 18 15:11:13 2002

Peter Svensson wrote:

> On Mon, 18 Mar 2002, Gunther Schadow wrote:
>>Well, yes except that it's binary only, which doesn't just work
>>as expected. But I found out, /etc/doconfig is an interactive
>>script that does all the magic for you. I hate to do this interactively,
>>but at least it got me going. And it's a script, so it can be
>>seen what it does (among others ln -s ing the BINARY/*.o files to
> Hm, I dont think that is right. All you have to do is to copy or create a
> configuration file in /usr/sys/conf/vax and then run "./config" on that
> file. This should set everything up for you. Doconfig is a way to create a
> resonable kernel for your hardware.

Of course that was the first thing that I tried, but it didn't work
when I first tried it. So, may be my installation was screwed up.
I'll try it again sometime, because obviously that is the preferred


Gunther Schadow, M.D., Ph.D.          
Medical Information Scientist      Regenstrief Institute for Health Care
Adjunct Assistant Professor        Indiana University School of Medicine
Received on Mon Mar 18 2002 - 15:11:13 GMT

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