Bull DPX/2 and B.O.S. help wanted.

Pontus pontus at update.uu.se
Thu Feb 4 14:51:11 CST 2016

It looks like this, this is not ours:


On 02/04/2016 01:17 AM, Kevin Bowling wrote:
> Can you take some pictures of that system?  Sounds interesting.  I had a
> DPX/20 at one time which was basically an IBM RS/6000.
> On Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 3:09 AM, Pontus Pihlgren <pontus at update.uu.se> wrote:
>> Hi
>> I'm trying to boot a Bull DPX/2 and got stuck waiting for NFS to do
>> something, at least that is what I believe.
>> Is there anyone on the list with B.O.S experience that could help me
>> bring the sytem up under some kind of single user environment without
>> network.
>> I have a OS install kit with bootable floppies and I managed to get a
>> prompt using the "boot_unix" floppy and following the manuals that I
>> have.
>> However, not even "ls" would work from this prompt, only "cat". (You are
>> supposed to enter "os_install", but I don't want to mess up the existing
>> installtion.
>> /P

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