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My first VAX and VMS system

3 days ago I find a nice VAX Station 4000/60 on ebay for only 41 Euro (about 60 Dollars), obviously I bought it, and today delivery boy knock my door!

I paste the command/console output of the recovery procedure:

KA46-A V1.4-38E-V4.2
08-00-2B-92-4E-C7
24MB

?? 001 9 NI 0172

>>> sh config

KA46-A V1.4-38E-V4.2
08-00-2B-92-4E-C7
24MB

DEVNBR DEVNAM INFO
------ -------- --------------------------
1 NVR OK
2 LCG OK
HR - 8 PLN FB - V1.2
3 DZ OK
4 CACHE OK
5 MEM OK
24MB = SY=8MB, S0/1=8MB, S2/3=8MB, S4/5=0MB
6 FPU OK
7 IT OK
8 SYS OK
9 NI ?? 001 0172
10 SCSI OK
3-L0-RZ26B 6-INITR
11 AUD OK

>>> ?

BOOT [/[R5:]<bflg>] [<ddau>[:]]
CONTINUE
DEPOSIT [{ /B | /W | /L | /Q | /A }] [{ /P | /V | /I }] [/G] [/U] [/N:<n>]
[{ <addr> | <sym> | + | - | * | @ } [<datum>]]
EXAMINE [{ /B | /W | /L | /Q | /A }] [{ /P | /V | /I }] [/G] [/U] [/N:<n>]
[{ <addr> | <sym> | + | - | * | @ }]
FIND [{ /MEMORY | /RPB }]
HALT
HELP
INITIALIZE
LOGIN
REPEAT <cmd>
SET BOOT <ddau>
SET BFLG <bflg>
SET DIAGENV <1-3>
SET FBOOT <0-1>
SET HALT <1-3>
SET KBD <0-15>
SET MOP <0-1>
SET PSE <0-1>
SET PSWD
SET SCSI <0-7>
SET TRIG <0-1>
SHOW { BOOT | BFLG | CONFIG | DEV | DIAGENV | FBOOT | ETHER | ERROR |
ESTAT | HALT | KBD | MEM | MOP | PSE | SCSI | TRIG }
START <addr>
TEST [/UTIL] <devnam | devnbr>
UNJAM
X <addr> <cnt> ...
?

>>> B/1

-DKA300
SYSBOOT> SET/STARTUP OPA0:

SYSBOOT> SET WINDOWS_SYSTEM 0

%SYSBOOT-E-NOPARAM, no such parameter WINDOWS_SYSTEM
SYSBOOT> SET WRITESYSPARAMS 0

SYSBOOT> CONTINUE

VAX/VMS Version V5.5-2H4 Major version id = 1 Minor version id = 0

PLEASE ENTER DATE AND TIME (DD-MMM-YYYY HH:MM) 27-NOV-2009 3:51
$

$ SPAWN
SPAWN
%DCL-S-SPAWNED, process SYSTEM_1 spawned
%DCL-S-ATTACHED, terminal now attached to process SYSTEM_1
$ @SYS$SYSTEM:STARTUP
$! Copyright (c) 1993 Digital Equipment Corporation. All rights reserved.

%STDRV-I-STARTUP, VMS startup begun at 27-NOV-2009 04:00:59.19

The VAX/VMS system is now executing the system startup procedure.

%SET-I-NEWAUDSRV, identification of new audit server process is 00000088

The VAX/VMS system is now executing the site-specific startup commands.

%RUN-S-PROC_ID, identification of created process is 0000008C
%NCP-W-FILOPE, File open error , Permanent database

%NML-E-OPENOUT, error opening SYS$SYSROOT:[SYSEXE]NETLOGING.DAT; as output
-RMS-F-PLV, unsupported prolog version
%NCP-W-OPEFAI, Operation failure

%SYSTEM-F-TIMEOUT, device timeout
, timeout
, unit is active
, fatal hardware error
%NCP-W-UNRCMP, Unrecognized component , Circuit
Circuit = SVA-0

%NCP-I-NOINFO, No information in database
%RUN-S-PROC_ID, identification of created process is 0000008D
Job NCPSTART (queue SYS$BATCH, entry 1) started on SYS$BATCH
%RUN-S-PROC_ID, identification of created process is 0000008F
%SET-I-INTSET, login interactive limit = 20, current interactive value = 1
27-NOV-2009 04:03:07
Process SYSTEM_1 logged out at 27-NOV-2009 04:03:08.62

Accounting information:
Buffered I/O count: 3431 Peak working set size: 888
Direct I/O count: 1440 Peak page file size: 3806
Page faults: 16606 Mounted volumes: 0
Charged CPU time: 0 00:00:22.71 Elapsed time: 0 00:02:18.06
%DCL-S-RETURNED, control returned to process STARTUP
$ SET DEFAULT SYS$SYSTEM
SET DEFAULT SYS$SYSTEM
$ RUN SYS$SYSTEM:AUTHORIZE
RUN SYS$SYSTEM:AUTHORIZE
UAF> MODIFY SYSTEM /PASSWORD=system
%UAF-I-MDFYMSG, user record(s) updated
UAF> EXIT
%UAF-I-DONEMSG, system authorization file modified
%UAF-I-RDBNOMODS, no modifications made to rights data base
$ LOGOUT
LOGOUT
SYSTEM job terminated at 27-NOV-2009 04:04:26.81

Accounting information:
Buffered I/O count: 99 Peak working set size: 1056
Direct I/O count: 46 Peak page file size: 3978
Page faults: 471 Mounted volumes: 0
Charged CPU time: 0 00:00:00.41 Elapsed time: 0 00:05:33.58

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