Post by David Froble Post by Craig A. Berry Post by David Froble
Just because it's me, I'm going to suggest that being able to run a
particular utility, and see what's on a disk, isn't really indicative of
beng able to load an OS into memory, start it up, and have it do "OS
type of things".
How could the command parser and image loader and file system be
functioning if the OS had not booted?
They wouldn't. But the OS could be functional, but DCL might not be.
Doesn't matter, Clair has specified the conditions. The edict has come down
from on high.
From an Appendix in the Story of the Port…...
These files contain the 1361 modules that completed the first boot of OpenVMS on Integrity.