[DECtec] Problem Installing Ultrix on DECstation 2100 (MIPS)

Cory Smelosky b4 at gewt.net
Wed Dec 17 21:03:29 GMT 2014

On Wed, 17 Dec 2014, Jarratt RMA wrote:

> I was going down the route of running the System Management option and then
> editing the install.1 script, but I didn't get that far before the weekend
> ended and I ran out of time. When I left it I was at the point of hard
> coding the selected disk to override the use of the finder program which
> crashes the machine with an error about block size. After hard coding the
> disk selection it seemed to be failing making the file system (again
> seemingly referencing the CD-ROM drive in the error message). I may get a
> bit more time on Saturday to try a bit more, but then I will be away from
> my collection for a while and won't be able to try again for a while....
> If there is a way to install from VAX, or over the network from a VAX, I
> would love to hear it.

RIS has not complained about an architecture mismatch between host and the 
files I'm extracting.

> Regards
> Rob

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