Reading a VMS CD-ROM for SIMH under Windows?

From: Zane H. Healy <>
Date: Tue Aug 5 22:57:00 2003

> > Guys, it gets better... I've got a working ISO and can boot to the
> > SYSBOOT> prompt (b/10000001 dua3) from sys1 on the CD but the system
> > Fails to boot further reporting DUA3 (CD/ISO) has been write locked
> > And mount verification is in progress..
> >
> > I have seen this reported elsewhere for the 7.2 hobbyist kit..
> > So what's the fix?? How do I boot a vax without a vax (simh)
> > Installation?
> How did you create the ISO and what is the configuration you are
> using with SIMH?
> --
> Eric Dittman

I've not attempted it with the VAX version of SIMH. However, I have used
ISO's made by doing a Simple dd from CD-R to disk image under the PDP-11
version. Yes, I can actually do PDP-11 OS installs from CD.

Received on Tue Aug 05 2003 - 22:57:00 BST

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