Newbie question of the day. This is going to be silly, but after a few hours of searching, I'm finding the OpenVMS documentation and forums assume the OpenVMS CDROM is working.
So..., how do you get a directory listing of the Hobbyist Alpha Kit CD loaded into the FreeAXP CDROM drive? I know, DIRECTORY command. However, it doesn't seem to work. I know the CDROM works because it installed OpenVMS 8.3 off the Hobbyist Alpha Kit CD using the BOOT command. Theorectically, there are C++ and FORTRAN compilers on the CD (if I could see them) I would like to install using VMSINSTALL or PRODUCT INSTALL.
I'm using FreeAXP with DKA600 defined as the physical CDROM.
1. I mount the cd drive with:
$ mount dka600: /foreign
%MOUNT-I-MOUNTED, ALPHA083 mounted on _HOBBY$DKA600:
1. I can see the device:
$ sh dev d
HOBBY$DKA600: Mounted alloc 0 ALPHA083 0 0 1
3. I then tried "directory dka600", followed by "directory alpha083" and "directory hobby$dka600"and get:
%DiRECT-W-NOFILES, no files found
I know this has got to be something simple.
Edited by pnkearns on December 20 2010 14:03
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