Egregious VMS newbie questions

From: Fred N. van Kempen <>
Date: Sun Jan 11 18:16:10 2004

On Sun, 11 Jan 2004, Michael Sokolov wrote:

> Witchy <> wrote:
> > Also, if it's looking for a cluster then shut it down to get to the
> > dead-sergeant prompt (>>>) and type SET VAXCLUSTER 0 to turn off the
> > clustering software.
> The console ROM has no such command. The ROM knows nothing about VMS and
> clusters.
VAXen that were part of a cluster *can* have an NVRAM setting that
tells them their node ID, which they need to correctly address the
(shared) system disks... this happens a lot with shared-DSSI clusters.

I cant remember what the name of the setting was.


Fred N. van Kempen, DEC (Digital Equipment Corporation) Collector/Archivist
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