more RSTS/E strangeness....

From: Ron Hudson <>
Date: Fri Sep 17 09:49:48 2004

On Sep 17, 2004, at 6:58 AM, Paul Koning wrote:

>>>>>> "Ron" == Ron Hudson <> writes:
> Ron> ooh no it's that Hudson fellow again. Someone take his PDP 11
> Ron> away, he don't know how to use it..
> Ron> There is a problem when I am logged to my RSTS/E(simh) in as
> Ron> [1,2].
> Ron> I recently have been trying to edit my tty.cmd file, I am using
> Ron> teco, I edit the file making a change, I save the file with the
> Ron> teco command ex$$, ($=escape). Once out of teco I type tty.cmd
> Ron> to verify my changes. I then use pip to copy tty.cmd to tty.bak
> Ron> and tty.old .
> Ron> Then I shutdown RSTS/E and restart - to make sure my changes
> Ron> work.
> Ron> On reboot RSTS can't run tty.cmd - claims it can't even find it.
> Ron> Of course the startup procedure stops at that point so a lot of
> Ron> other things don't get done (loading error managers, spool
> Ron> managers, batch manager and defining CCL are the main things)
> Ron> While in this state directory (run $direct) cant find tty.* none
> Ron> of the tty files I copied remain..
> Ron> I even tried saving a file named cmd.tty and it vanished too.
> Ron> I type a new tty.cmd from scratch (using teco or pip) and reboot
> Ron> and now **all** of them are back.
> Ron> 8^P What's up?
> Sounds like a corrupt file structure.
> Try the "clean" option in INIT (Refresh command) at boot.
> paul
I have used clean $onlcln while booted to another pack.

I think it's something in the way I use teco or pip...
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