Tru64 : FAQ

  • How do I get an ESC (escape) character on a DEC keyboard?
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    How do I get an ESC (escape) character on a DEC keyboard? 1. Use F11 on the LK201 or LK401 (in

  • Where can I read announcements from Digital?
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    Where can I read announcements from Digital? biz.digital.announce is Digital Equipment Corpora

  • Why can't I run dbx?
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    Why can't I run dbx? The development environment is a separate layered product beyond the base

  • Where can I get a debugging malloc that works on Tru64 UNIX?
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    Where can I get a debugging malloc that works on Tru64 UNIX? Insure++ from ParaSoft at http://

  • Network printers using lpd remote connection
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    Network printers using lpd remote connection lp|lp0|0:\ :lf=/usr/adm/lp0err:\ :lp=:\ :rm

  • How do I configure the Berkeley Packet Filter and capture tcpdump traces?
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    How do I configure the Berkeley Packet Filter and capture tcpdump traces? 1) Installing packet

  • Where can I get updated console firmware, patches, etc., for AlphaServer systems?
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    Where can I get updated console firmware, patches, etc., for AlphaServer systems? There is a s

  • Selecting print filters
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    Selecting print filters You need to select a filter based on the printer language, not by th

  • Network lpd remote printing
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    Network lpd remote printing lp|lp0|0:\ :lf=/usr/adm/lp0err:\ :lp=:\ :rm=system_name:\

  • DEC ANSI printers
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    DEC ANSI printers Printcap filter specification: /usr/lbin/pcfof +Cgeneric_ansi.pcf Lprsetup

  • What are the pinouts of the MMJ jacks?
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    What are the pinouts of the MMJ jacks? This describes the 6-pin modified modular jack (MMJ) us

  • How do I play music CDs on CD-ROM drives?
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    How do I play music CDs on CD-ROM drives? Sources for xcd are included in /usr/examples/motif/

  • How do I authenticate users on Tru64 UNIX?
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    How do I authenticate users on Tru64 UNIX? Perhaps a bit of background first - generally the q

  • Where can I get a T-shell (tcsh)?
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    Where can I get a T-shell (tcsh)? On the Freeware/OpenSource CD or from: www.unix.digital.

  • How do I free disk space for an update installation?
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    How do I free disk space for an update installation? Some users have experienced problems reco

  • Print filters
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    Print filters This section specifies which print filter to use when lprsetup or printconfig

  • Where can I get an xv that works on Digital UNIX?
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    Where can I get an xv that works on Digital UNIX? XV 3.10a supports Digital UNIX. It can be ob

  • Serial Port connection
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    Serial Port connection Serial port using software XON/XOFF data flow control at 19200 baud rat

  • HP PCL printing
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    HP PCL printing Printcap filter specification: /usr/lbin/pcfof +Chpdj680c.pcf Lprsetup print

  • What's with 'ld: unresolved symbols: dnet_conn'?
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    What's with 'ld: unresolved symbols: dnet_conn'? Some libraries on Digital UNIX (notably the X

  • What about "unaligned access" in FORTRAN programs?
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    What about "unaligned access" in FORTRAN programs? This is most often caused by COMMON blocks

  • Where are patches/updates for DIGITAL UNIX available from?
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    Where are patches/updates for DIGITAL UNIX available from? There is a searchable database of a

  • Where can I get information about Alpha chips?
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    Where can I get information about Alpha chips? www.alpha-processor.com

  • Where can I get multicast software for Digital UNIX?
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    Where can I get multicast software for Digital UNIX? Information about software for multicast

  • What tools will help me port software to Digital UNIX?
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    What tools will help me port software to Digital UNIX? The Digital Porting Assistant (availabl

  • How do I move the license data when migrating to V5.0?
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    How do I move the license data when migrating to V5.0? Use the lmf issue command, make sure th

  • Where can I get Emacs and Epoch for Digital UNIX?
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    Where can I get Emacs and Epoch for Digital UNIX? Both a binary and sources for GNU Emacs are

  • I heard that OSF is dropping OSF/1. What does that mean for Digital UNIX?
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    I heard that OSF is dropping OSF/1. What does that mean for Digital UNIX? [The following is a

  • Printing postscript files on a non-postscript printer
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    Printing postscript files on a non-postscript printer Tru64 UNIX does not provide this functio

  • How do I get an xdm session as root?
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    How do I get an xdm session as root? Add the lines host:0 host.sub.domain:0 to the f

  • Postscript printer filter
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    Postscript printer filter Printcap filter specification: /usr/lbin/ps_level1of Lprsetup prin

  • How do I switch to full duplex 100mb?
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    How do I switch to full duplex 100mb? Auto negotiation with hubs is frequently unreliable. The

  • Are there any Tru64 web sites?
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    Are there any Tru64 web sites? www.unix.digital.com www.tru64.org Please let us know of

  • Printcap filter syntax example
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    Printcap filter syntax example Replace /usr/lbin/printfilter with the appropriate print filter

  • Where else is Digital UNIX discussed?
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    Where else is Digital UNIX discussed? You can join the tru64-unix-manager mailing lists. Send

  • Parallel port connection
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    Parallel port connection lp|lp0|0:\ :af=/usr/adm/lpacct:\ :if=/usr/lbin/printfilter:\ :l

  • How do I add a new terminal definition?
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    How do I add a new terminal definition? Some applications on Digital UNIX use termcap; others

  • Where can I get performance information about Tru64/Alpha products?
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    Where can I get performance information about Tru64/Alpha products? http://www.tru64unix.compa

  • Where can I get technical information about Alpha?
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    Where can I get technical information about Alpha? Sites, R.L., Ed., Alpha Architecture Refere

  • How do I boot to single-user mode?
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    How do I boot to single-user mode? boot -fl s -fl specifies the flags to the booted image.

  • How can I read VMS BACKUP tapes on a UNIX machine?
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    How can I read VMS BACKUP tapes on a UNIX machine? There is a utility called vmsbackup to do t

  • Why doesn't deleting individual system files free space for an update installation?
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    Why doesn't deleting individual system files free space for an update installation? Deleting f

  • How do I figure out what version of Digital UNIX I have?
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    How do I figure out what version of Digital UNIX I have? The following table correlates the ou

  • How can I get disktab information for a new disk?
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    How can I get disktab information for a new disk? For disks that do not have entries in the /e

  • How can I use audio on AlphaStations and DECstations?
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    How can I use audio on AlphaStations and DECstations? There are a few options for playing audi

  • What does the AXP in "Alpha AXP" mean?
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    What does the AXP in "Alpha AXP" mean? Nothing. It is part of the trademark. Digital is elimin

  • Why doesn't FTP work to an XYZ system?
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    Why doesn't FTP work to an XYZ system? Digital UNIX uses the IP type-of-service option (TOS) b

  • Generic text printing
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    Generic text printing Printcap filter specification: /usr/lbin/pcfof +Cgeneric_text.pcf Lprs

  • How do I deal with login problems?
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    How do I deal with login problems? Versions of Digital UNIX earlier than V3.0 use the /upgrade

  • Why do my applications not work after I upgrade to a new version of Digital UNIX?
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    Why do my applications not work after I upgrade to a new version of Digital UNIX? Sometimes th

  • How can I tell what program generated a core file?
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    How can I tell what program generated a core file? 1. Use the dbx debugger. 2. Use the "file

  • TCP/IP Network Printing using socket connection
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    TCP/IP Network Printing using socket connection Requires Tru64 UNIX V4.0a or later. lp|lp0

  • Why does dxaccounts tells me that the password and group files are locked?
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    Why does dxaccounts tells me that the password and group files are locked? If a dxaccounts pro

  • How can I make the graphics go faster?
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    How can I make the graphics go faster? If your application is sending lots of data (using, say

  • How can I read/write MS-DOS floppy disks?
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    How can I read/write MS-DOS floppy disks? If you have a floppy disk drive on your ULTRIX or OS

  • Where can I find a gcc binary for Tru64?
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    Where can I find a gcc binary for Tru64? For Version 4, and above, it is on the freeware cd.

  • Where can I get a disktab entry for the XXX disk?
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    Where can I get a disktab entry for the XXX disk? newfs is smart enough to get the geometry of

  • Can I run binaries from RISC/ULTRIX on a Digital UNIX system?
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    Can I run binaries from RISC/ULTRIX on a Digital UNIX system? DECmigrate for Digital UNIX Syst

  • What does "unaligned access" mean, and how can I fix it?
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    What does "unaligned access" mean, and how can I fix it? Unaligned accesses typically come up

  • How do I deal with the swap file filling up?
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    How do I deal with the swap file filling up? Remove the file /sbin/swapdefaults and reboot.

  • How do I tune my system for use as a web server?
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    How do I tune my system for use as a web server? Elaborate instructions are given on a Web pag

  • What (free) tools are there for looking at system behavior?
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    What (free) tools are there for looking at system behavior? syd, a utility like top, is on the

  • How do I report security problems to Digital?
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    How do I report security problems to Digital? Security problems or questions should go to your

  • How do I allow xdm sessions at C2 security?
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    How do I allow xdm sessions at C2 security? If you get the error 'Cannot obtain database infor

  • How can I figure out what files translated binaries are looking for?
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    How can I figure out what files translated binaries are looking for? Try setenv MXR_TRACE_SY

  • How can I get microsecond resolution from gettimeofday(2)?
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    How can I get microsecond resolution from gettimeofday(2)? Normally, Digital UNIX updates its

  • How do I contact Digital Customer Relations?
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    How do I contact Digital Customer Relations? If you are having a problem dealing with Digital

  • How do I switch between the AUI and 10 Base-T Ethernet ports?
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    How do I switch between the AUI and 10 Base-T Ethernet ports? For the DEC n000 series of syste

  • How do you use a NFS-mounted /usr filesystem on Digital UNIX?
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    How do you use a NFS-mounted /usr filesystem on Digital UNIX? Setting Up A "Dataless" Environm

  • What's wrong with xdr_long in the Digital UNIX XDR routines?
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    What's wrong with xdr_long in the Digital UNIX XDR routines? xdr_long is used for sending sign

  • Where can I get rstatd for Digital UNIX?
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    Where can I get rstatd for Digital UNIX? rstatd is in /usr/sbin/rpc.rstatd



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