Help wanted with an Open VMS installation

From: Huw Davies <>
Date: Tue Feb 3 21:04:01 2004

On 3 Feb 2004, at 22:16, Robin wrote:

> Can anyone please help...
> I am trying to install OpenVMS 7.3-1 for the first time onto a DEC 3000
> Model 600, I have checked the compatibility of the hardware and the
> console firmware is the latest version however the installation process
> hangs with the message "%SWAPPER-I-SYSDISK, checking status of system
> disk"
> Has anyone experienced this before.
> All help advice and suggestions gratefully received

A quick check indicates that this is still a supported hardware

What does SHOW DEVICE give at the console (>>>) prompt? Are you sure
that the disk is functional?

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