> -----Original Message-----
> From: alexandre.laguejacques@gmail.com
> [mailto:alexandre.laguejacques@gmail.com]
> Sent: April 17, 2008 10:40 PM
> To: Info-VAX@Mvb.Saic.Com
> Subject: Re: DEC 3000/400 firmware update
> Hello Robert,
> You will of course notice that it was to your message that I had made
> reference in my previous post. Thank you for documenting your
> experience!
> I didn't know that one could force the install CD to accept the
> present firmware with that syntax. (My VMS experience is limited to
> the old dial up account that I had back in the mid 90s so I've never
> dealt with the SRM.) I will definitely try that before attacking the
> bootp fiasco, which is only a fiasco because my present *nix setup
> would require taking a server off line to put it in place.


I have the old DEC 3000 firmware CD's and maint guides in PDF format.

Contact me offline and we can discuss how to get you a copy of what
you need.

Btw - one of my home Alpha lab servers is a DEC 3000 running VMS V8.3
with no issues.



Kerry Main
Senior Consultant
HP Services Canada
Voice: 613-254-8911
Fax: 613-591-4477
(remove the DOT's and AT)

OpenVMS - the secure, multi-site OS that just works.