[rescue] DEC VAXstation 3100

Jochen Kunz jkunz at unixag-kl.fh-kl.de
Thu Sep 30 10:34:06 CDT 2004

On Thu, 30 Sep 2004 06:19:56 -0400 (EDT)
"Carl R. Friend" <crfriend at rcn.com> wrote:

>    You'll need to stay under 1Go for the boot drive.  I believe
> the restriction is due to the way VMS handles dumping core
> following a panic.
Maybe this was an additional problem in the past. The main problem with
"big" disks on the VS3k1 are the boot ROMs. They are unable to address
sectors beyond approx. 1 GB. Only the old VS3k1 / MV3k1 have that
problem. Newer machines like the VS3k1m76 are not limited.


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