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Author Freeaxp networking issue

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Joined: 02.07.14
Posted on July 02 2014 08:47
I have been suffering from Freeaxp NOT networking since quite some time. I am running OpenVMS almost all the time so maybe this delayd problem resolution. At some point my Freeaxp OpenVMS just stopped networking. I could oocasionally get it working but mostly just for once and shutdown, next powerup it would fail again.

I have tried most everything. I tried disablling most everyrthing on windoze w.r.t to nic. I tried STOP/RESTART MSIPCAP, downgrade to earlier versions but all failing. Sometimes it looked like problem solved but then problem continues.

TODAY, finally, I accitdentally tried another conf., a Tru64 setup and it works fine whereas my OpenVMS still did not work. Upgrade to latest fresh version, nope.

But as the Tru64 works fine and VMS does not and the .CFG likes look same and btw VMS works if I first boto up SIMH VAX and next this FreeAXP VMS this lead me to: is there something funny on my OpenVMS

$ reboot

and now works just fine.

Well, as it happens , this windoze machine has 32-bit windows 7 so Freeaxp is the choise. I have another windoze 7 with 64 bit so there I had EMUVM-FREE, another free solution. at some poitn I had copied over the DKA0.IMG over to there, sone some stuff, copied over the DKA0.IMG back and had the problem.

Now, I would have not expected this. BUt it looks like EMUVM does something so that lan device database gets somethign that FREEAXP does not like.

Of course I have clustering enabled and satellite boot and stuff but..

Oh boy, I have spent quite some time on figuring out why FREEAXP suddenly has problems with networking. $MCR LANCP PURGE DEVICE/ALL and reboot

btw, I tried to register as [email protected] did not work out, so posting now as [email protected]

Edited by John Manger on October 28 2014 04:02
Author RE: Freeaxp networking issue

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Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Joined: 09.09.06
Posted on October 26 2014 05:52
I have also problem. Get:
INTERnet Started

%TCPIP-I-SETPROTP, setting protocol parameters
%TCPIP-I-DEFINTE, defining interfaces
%TCPIP-E-INVINTER, error defining interface: WE0
-TCPIP-I-ACPQIO, failure on internet ACP QIO
-SYSTEM-F-DEVOFFLINE, device is not in configuration or not available
%TCPIP-I-STARTNAME, starting name service
%TCPIP-I-STARTDROUT, starting dynamic routing

$ sho dev ewa0 /full

Device EWA0:, device type DE500, is offline, network device, error logging is
enabled, device is a template only.

Error count 0 Operations completed 0
Owner process "" Owner UIC [SYSTEM]
Owner process ID 00000000 Dev Prot S:RWPL,O:RWPL,G,W
Reference count 0 Default buffer size 512

Operating characteristics: Link state unknown.

Speed (Mbits/sec) 100
Def. MAC addr 1E-6F-65-90-DC-B7 Current MAC addr 00-00-00-00-00-00


Now I am just a simple hobbyist, but long ago I think I would have tried some thing like "MC SYSGEN"/"CONFIG ALL". But now I have no idea smiley

I tried your
$ reboot

but I suppose my information is in another database...


Author RE: Freeaxp networking issue
Bruce Claremont

Posts: 506
Joined: 07.01.10
Posted on October 27 2014 02:08
If you are running DECnet, make sure it starts first on boot, before TCP/IP.

Other emulators may use other NIC types. When moving to FreeAXP you may need to reconfigure the NIC using NETCONFIG.COM and UCX$CONFIG.COM or TCPIP$CONFIG.COM.
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