Help with HP 9000 340 model.

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Rob Craig

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Apr 21, 2015, 8:37:09 AM4/21/15
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Hi all,
I've acquired a HP 9000 340 with hard disk and floppy drive.

It works fine. Boots up but I don't have any username or password. Are there any good known hacks to get at least a list of the /etc/passwd file to see the usernames?

I'm locating some 10base2 cable and connectors to hook it up to my network.

Maybe I need to reinstall the OS? Is there any disk images for download or that I can build? Might be easier than trying to break in :)

Cheers,
Rob


Nemo

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Apr 21, 2015, 10:31:23 PM4/21/15
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On 21/04/2015 08:37, Rob Craig wrote (in part):
> Hi all,
> I've acquired a HP 9000 340 with hard disk and floppy drive.
>
> It works fine. Boots up but I don't have any username or password.
> Are there any good known hacks to get at least a list of the /etc/passwd
> file to see the usernames?

That is a '030 box, is it not? There is a way to boot into single user
mode by interrupting the ISL process at startup but I cannot remember
the details. (The process is slightly different from the later PA-based
boxes.) I would suggest searching for recovering the root password.

N.

Ted Linnell

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Apr 21, 2015, 11:17:48 PM4/21/15
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When it gets to the ISL boot it will pause for 10 seconds and count
down.
Press any key to interupt this and get the ISL prompt.

then enter" hpux -is" to boot into single user mode.

Ted.
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| Ted Linnell <edli...@acslink.net.au> |
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| Nunawading, Victoria , Australia |
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Rob Craig

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Apr 22, 2015, 8:33:16 AM4/22/15
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On Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 5:17:48 AM UTC+2, Ted Linnell wrote:
> Nemo wrote:
>
> >On 21/04/2015 08:37, Rob Craig wrote (in part):
> >> Hi all,
> >> I've acquired a HP 9000 340 with hard disk and floppy drive.
> >>
> >> It works fine. Boots up but I don't have any username or password.
> > > Are there any good known hacks to get at least a list of the /etc/passwd
> > > file to see the usernames?
> >
> >That is a '030 box, is it not? There is a way to boot into single user
> >mode by interrupting the ISL process at startup but I cannot remember
> >the details. (The process is slightly different from the later PA-based
> >boxes.) I would suggest searching for recovering the root password.
> >
> >N.
> When it gets to the ISL boot it will pause for 10 seconds and count
> down.
> Press any key to interupt this and get the ISL prompt.
>
> then enter" hpux -is" to boot into single user mode.
>
> Ted.
> ==============================================================
> | Ted Linnell |
> | |
> | Nunawading, Victoria , Australia |
> ==============================================================

Great thanks Ted. Try that tonight. I managed to get access to the passwd file but John the ripper is taking him time on the brute force. I'll search for a world-list file I think.

Do you have the disk images for HP-UX 8? I think thats the version its running.

Thanks,
Rob

Ted Linnell

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Apr 22, 2015, 3:53:18 PM4/22/15
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Sorry Rob,

I don't have any images for HP-UX 8.

Ted.
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| Ted Linnell <edli...@acslink.net.au> |
| |

Rob Craig

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Apr 22, 2015, 6:15:56 PM4/22/15
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No worries. I'm in :) Managed to find an account that had sudo access. I've changed the root password and cooking with gas ;)

Rob Craig

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Apr 22, 2015, 6:30:37 PM4/22/15
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On Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 12:15:56 AM UTC+2, Rob Craig wrote:
> No worries. I'm in :) Managed to find an account that had sudo access. I've changed the root password and cooking with gas ;)



Strike me pink its running 6.5 not version 8. LOL. Next challenge to remembering.. Wiring a BNC connection. Man its been a while.. See if I can get this baby on the Internet :D

Goetz Hoffart

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Apr 23, 2015, 2:55:36 AM4/23/15
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Rob Craig <rcr...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Strike me pink its running 6.5 not version 8.

Oh, wow, congrats, that's really old stuff. Could you please publish an
"ls -la" of /bin and /sbin and the exakt kernel name? (uname …) Would be
great to know.

Regards
Götz
--
http://www.3rz.org/

Rick Jones

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Apr 23, 2015, 5:01:15 AM4/23/15
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Rob Craig <rcr...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Strike me pink its running 6.5 not version 8. LOL. Next challenge to
> remembering.. Wiring a BNC connection. Man its been a while.. See if
> I can get this baby on the Internet :D

I wonder if anyone sells any old "ThinLAN" stuff on eBay?-) Remember -
it is RG-58 rather than RG-59 (or vice versa, the dimm memory doesn't
work too well that far back...). You'll need some sort of hub to
connect to your existing 10/100/1000 switch, and then a pair of
t-connectors, two terminators and then the ThinLAN cable itself.

There isn't an AUI connector on the back next-to or near the BNC
connector? If there is, all you'll need to find is a 10Base-T
transceiver.

rick jones
--
firebug n, the idiot who tosses a lit cigarette out his car window
these opinions are mine, all mine; HP might not want them anyway... :)
feel free to post, OR email to rick.jones2 in hp.com but NOT BOTH...

Rick Jones

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Apr 23, 2015, 6:06:24 AM4/23/15
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Rob Craig <rcr...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Do you have the disk images for HP-UX 8? I think thats the version
> its running.

uname -a would tell for certain. Keep in mind that back in the day,
there was a split of sorts between the HP-UX streams between
"workstations" and "servers" so just any old HP-UX 8.X bits would not
suffice. For workstations the sub-versions were all odd, so you'd be
looking for 8.01 or 8.03 etc. 8.02 8.04 etc wouldn't do. Same story
for HP-UX 9.

rick jones
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The computing industry isn't as much a game of "Follow The Leader" as
it is one of "Ring Around the Rosy" or perhaps "Duck Duck Goose."
- Rick Jones

Rob Craig

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Apr 24, 2015, 6:44:53 AM4/24/15
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Rick,
Yeah I just found a place that still sells the RG-58 stuff. I purchased a meter of cable and a few connectors. I found an old switch with a BNC connection in my hardware box and I've fired it up and it light up. Cooking with gas. Just waiting for the delivery of the cables.

I'll try and do a uname and ls this weekend and post the details here. If I get it online I'll open a telnet for you :D

This things got a tape drive too. I've got old tapes. Wonder whats on it :D

Goetz Hoffart

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Apr 24, 2015, 8:10:48 AM4/24/15
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Rob Craig <rcr...@gmail.com> wrote:

> This things got a tape drive too. I've got old tapes. Wonder whats on it :D

Beware! Please don't put them in without prior checking of the tape
drive. Very very often (!) the rubber rolls inside tend to get sticky,
and when you put a tape in, that sticky stuff sticks to the tape - that
damage is nearly unrepairable.

Rob Craig

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May 1, 2015, 5:43:58 PM5/1/15
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Right. name -a reveals:

HP-UX 6.5 A 9000/340

Errmm where are the networking files on this version of unix? Cant see anything relevant in /etc.
I need to change the ip address as its using the same as another computer on my LAN. I've managed to get the BNC cabling hooked up and connected to my switch.

Thanks,
Rob

Rob Craig

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May 1, 2015, 6:11:29 PM5/1/15
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On Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 8:55:36 AM UTC+2, Goetz Hoffart wrote:

>
> Oh, wow, congrats, that's really old stuff. Could you please publish an
> "ls -la" of /bin and /sbin and the exakt kernel name? (uname ...) Would be
> great to know.
>
> Regards
> Götz
> --
> http://www.3rz.org/

# ls -la
total 12858
drwxr-xr-x 2 root other 2048 Oct 3 1994 .
drwxrwxrwx 17 root other 1024 May 2 00:45 ..
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 102400 Feb 17 1989 adb
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 47876 Feb 17 1989 ar
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 14504 Feb 17 1989 as
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 147456 Feb 17 1989 as10
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 180224 Feb 17 1989 as20
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 25984 Feb 17 1989 astrn
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 29756 Feb 17 1989 atrans
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 4904 Feb 17 1989 basename
-r-sr-xr-x 1 root other 31416 Feb 17 1989 bdf
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 60224 Feb 17 1989 bs
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 27724 Feb 17 1989 cat
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 32664 Feb 17 1989 cc
-r-xr-xr-x 3 bin bin 331776 Feb 17 1989 cdb
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 68940 Feb 17 1989 chacl
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 44544 Feb 17 1989 chgrp
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 22660 Feb 17 1989 chmod
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 56136 Feb 17 1989 chown
-r-sr-xr-x 1 root other 26068 Feb 17 1989 chsh
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 21684 Feb 17 1989 cmp
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 33196 Feb 17 1989 cnodes
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 27232 Feb 17 1989 cp
----r-x-wt 1 root other 106496 Dec 1 1989 cpio
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 12972 Feb 17 1989 crypt
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 151292 Feb 17 1989 csh
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 37560 Feb 17 1989 date
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 24752 Feb 17 1989 dd
-r-sr-xr-x 1 root other 25988 Feb 17 1989 df
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 31184 Feb 17 1989 diff
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 4892 Feb 17 1989 dirname
-r-xr-xr-x 1 root other 25996 Jun 6 1988 domainname
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 7912 Feb 17 1989 du
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 20460 Feb 17 1989 echo
-r-xr-xr-x 2 bin bin 50876 Feb 17 1989 ed
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 19924 Feb 17 1989 env
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 33452 Feb 17 1989 expr
-r-xr-xr-x 10 bin bin 42 Feb 17 1989 false
-r-xr-xr-x 3 bin bin 331776 Feb 17 1989 fdb
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 94208 Feb 17 1989 find
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 4780 Feb 17 1989 getcontext
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 43732 Feb 17 1989 gprof
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 35344 Feb 17 1989 grep
-r-xr-xr-x 2 bin bin 59352 Feb 17 1989 grget
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 22328 Feb 17 1989 head
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 13324 Feb 17 1989 hostname
-r-xr-xr-x 3 bin bin 30 Feb 17 1989 hp9000s200
-r-xr-xr-x 3 bin bin 30 Feb 17 1989 hp9000s300
-r-xr-xr-x 10 bin bin 42 Feb 17 1989 hp9000s500
-r-xr-xr-x 10 bin bin 42 Feb 17 1989 hp9000s800
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 14020 Feb 17 1989 hyphen
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 21524 Feb 17 1989 ipcrm
-r-sr-xr-x 1 root sys 72088 Feb 17 1989 ipcs
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 14692 Feb 17 1989 kill
-r-xr-xr-x 2 bin bin 152012 Feb 17 1989 ksh
-r-xr-xr-x 6 bin bin 94208 Feb 17 1989 l
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 49152 Feb 17 1989 ld
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 6048 Feb 17 1989 line
-r-xr-xr-x 6 bin bin 94208 Feb 17 1989 ll
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 27636 Feb 17 1989 ln
-r-sr-xr-x 1 root other 94208 Feb 17 1989 login
-r-xr-xr-x 6 bin bin 94208 Feb 17 1989 ls
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 62616 Feb 17 1989 lsacl
-r-xr-xr-x 6 bin bin 94208 Feb 17 1989 lsf
-r-xr-xr-x 6 bin bin 94208 Feb 17 1989 lsr
-r-xr-xr-x 6 bin bin 94208 Feb 17 1989 lsx
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 34168 Feb 17 1989 m4
-r-xr-sr-x 2 bin mail 102400 Feb 17 1989 mail
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 55424 Feb 17 1989 make
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 21636 Feb 17 1989 mesg
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 23372 Dec 1 1989 mkdir
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 21484 Feb 17 1989 mt
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 30000 Feb 17 1989 mv
-r-sr-xr-x 1 root other 62524 Feb 17 1989 newgrp
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 18756 Feb 17 1989 nice
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 20048 Feb 17 1989 nm
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 28700 Jun 6 1988 nodename
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 19588 Feb 17 1989 nohup
-r-xr-xr-x 2 bin bin 26536 Feb 17 1989 od
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 172032 Feb 17 1989 pam
-r-sr-xr-x 1 root other 69856 Feb 17 1989 passwd
-r-xr-xr-x 1 root other 31536 Feb 17 1989 pc
-r-xr-xr-x 3 bin bin 331776 Feb 17 1989 pdb
-r-xr-xr-x 10 bin bin 42 Feb 17 1989 pdp11
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 43560 Feb 17 1989 pr
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 37072 Feb 17 1989 prof
-r-sr-xr-x 1 root other 73700 Feb 17 1989 ps
-r-xr-xr-x 2 bin bin 14592 Feb 17 1989 pty
-r-sr-xr-x 1 root other 23388 Dec 1 1989 pwd
-r-xr-xr-x 2 bin bin 59352 Feb 17 1989 pwget
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 85 Feb 17 1989 ranlib
-r-xr-xr-x 2 bin bin 50876 Feb 17 1989 red
-r-xr-xr-x 2 bin bin 152012 Feb 17 1989 rksh
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 29884 Feb 17 1989 rm
-r-xr-sr-x 2 bin mail 102400 Feb 17 1989 rmail
-r-sr-xr-x 1 root other 25188 Feb 17 1989 rmdir
-r-xr-xr-t 2 bin bin 108992 Dec 1 1989 rsh
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 38916 Feb 17 1989 sed
-r-xr-xr-t 2 bin bin 108992 Dec 1 1989 sh
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 17408 Feb 17 1989 size
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 13868 Feb 17 1989 sleep
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 35784 Feb 17 1989 sort
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 23100 Feb 17 1989 strip
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 49180 Feb 17 1989 stty
-r-sr-xr-x 1 root other 72652 Feb 17 1989 su
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 14544 Feb 17 1989 sum
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 4448 Feb 17 1989 sync
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 16272 Feb 17 1989 tail
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 20828 Feb 17 1989 tee
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 19760 Feb 17 1989 time
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 26984 Feb 17 1989 touch
-r-xr-xr-x 3 bin bin 30 Feb 17 1989 true
-r-xr-xr-x 2 bin bin 14592 Feb 17 1989 tty
-r-xr-xr-x 10 bin bin 42 Feb 17 1989 u370
-r-xr-xr-x 10 bin bin 42 Feb 17 1989 u3b
-r-xr-xr-x 10 bin bin 42 Feb 17 1989 u3b10
-r-xr-xr-x 10 bin bin 42 Feb 17 1989 u3b2
-r-xr-xr-x 10 bin bin 42 Feb 17 1989 u3b5
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 20720 Feb 17 1989 uname
-r-xr-xr-x 10 bin bin 42 Feb 17 1989 vax
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 24332 Feb 17 1989 wc
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 67824 Feb 17 1989 who
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 71936 Feb 17 1989 write
-r-xr-xr-x 2 bin bin 26536 Feb 17 1989 xd
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 335872 Feb 17 1989 xdb
#

Ted Linnell

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May 1, 2015, 8:45:11 PM5/1/15
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From hp-ux 10 onwards /etc/rc.config.d/netconf.

Not sure about earlier versions.

Is there an initab entry to start the network?
If so then have a look in the script that is run.

Ted

Rob Craig

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On Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 2:45:11 AM UTC+2, Ted Linnell wrote:
> Rob Craig wrote:
>
> >Right. name -a reveals:
> >
> >HP-UX 6.5 A 9000/340
> >
> >Errmm where are the networking files on this version of unix? Cant see anything relevant in /etc.
> >I need to change the ip address as its using the same as another computer on my LAN. I've managed to get the BNC cabling hooked up and connected to my switch.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Rob
>
> From hp-ux 10 onwards /etc/rc.config.d/netconf.
>
> Not sure about earlier versions.
>
> Is there an initab entry to start the network?
> If so then have a look in the script that is run.
>
> Ted
> ==============================================================
> | Ted Linnell |
> | |
> | Nunawading, Victoria , Australia |
> ==============================================================

Hi Ted,
I don't have /etc/rc.config.d/netconf.

My /etc/inittab file shows


# cat inittab
is:2:initdefault:
st::sysinit:stty 9600 clocal icanon echo opost onlcr ienqak ixon icrnl ignpar < /dev/systty
bl::bootwait:/etc/bcheckrc </dev/syscon >/dev/syscon 2>&1 #bootlog
bc::bootwait:/etc/brc 1>/dev/syscon 2>&1 #bootrun command
cr::bootwait:/bin/cat /etc/copyright >/dev/syscon
lp::off:/bin/nohup /bin/sleep 999999999 < /dev/lp & stty 9600 < /dev/lp
rc::wait:/etc/rc </dev/syscon >/dev/syscon 2>&1 #run com
pf::powerfail:/etc/powerfail 1>/dev/console 2>&1 #power fail routines
su:1:respawn:/etc/single_user 0</dev/syscon 1>/dev/syscon 2>&1 #single_user environment
mu:2:wait:/etc/multi_user 0</dev/syscon 1>/dev/syscon 2>&1 #multi_user environment setup
co:023456:respawn:/etc/getty console H #Don't run this in single_user(PAM) state
se::once:/bin/nohup /bin/sleep 999999999 < /dev/serie & stty 9600 cs8 -parenb -cstopb ixon ixoff < /dev/serie
#01:2:respawn:/etc/getty ttyd01 9600

Rob Craig

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May 2, 2015, 8:38:50 PM5/2/15
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Right found it.

The file to change is /etc/netlinkrc

:)

Rick Jones

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May 5, 2015, 12:56:25 PM5/5/15
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I think 6.5 predates /etc/rc.config.d/netconf so I suppose that if all
else fails there is:

find / -exec fgrep -il <ipaddress> {} \;

rick
--
The computing industry isn't as much a game of "Follow The Leader" as
it is one of "Ring Around the Rosy" or perhaps "Duck Duck Goose."
- Rick Jones

Klaus Graf

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May 6, 2015, 3:43:47 AM5/6/15
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In article <mi0vd7$66g$1...@usenet01.boi.hp.com>, Rick Jones <rick....@hp.com> writes:
|> Rob Craig <rcr...@gmail.com> wrote:
|> > Right. name -a reveals:
|>
|> > HP-UX 6.5 A 9000/340
|>
|> > Errmm where are the networking files on this version of unix? Cant
|> > see anything relevant in /etc.
|>
|> > I need to change the ip address as its using the same as another
|> > computer on my LAN. I've managed to get the BNC cabling hooked up
|> > and connected to my switch.
|>
|> I think 6.5 predates /etc/rc.config.d/netconf so I suppose that if all
|> else fails there is:
|>
|> find / -exec fgrep -il <ipaddress> {} \;
|>

From hp-ux 8.0 to 9.10 one had to edit the files:

/etc/netlinkrc
/etc/netbsdsrc

The hostname had to be set in /etc/src.sh
Not editing /etc/src.sh produced "strange" results in Vue statup.
Since there was no hp Vue before 8.0, it is possible that
/etc/src.sh was not used up to 7.0x.

Klaus Graf

Rob Craig

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May 10, 2015, 3:35:28 PM5/10/15
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On Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 9:43:47 AM UTC+2, Klaus Graf wrote:
> In article <,
> |> > Right. name -a reveals:
> |>
> |> > HP-UX 6.5 A 9000/340
> |>
> |> > Errmm where are the networking files on this version of unix? Cant
> |> > see anything relevant in /etc.
> |>
> |> > I need to change the ip address as its using the same as another
> |> > computer on my LAN. I've managed to get the BNC cabling hooked up
> |> > and connected to my switch.
> |>
> |> I think 6.5 predates /etc/rc.config.d/netconf so I suppose that if all
> |> else fails there is:
> |>
> |> find / -exec fgrep -il <ipaddress> {} \;
> |>
>
> From hp-ux 8.0 to 9.10 one had to edit the files:
>
> /etc/netlinkrc
> /etc/netbsdsrc
>
> The hostname had to be set in /etc/src.sh
> Not editing /etc/src.sh produced "strange" results in Vue statup.
> Since there was no hp Vue before 8.0, it is possible that
> /etc/src.sh was not used up to 7.0x.
>
> Klaus Graf

ok thanks. Its running 6.5.

Whats the highest version this box will run?

Klaus Graf

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May 12, 2015, 4:19:23 AM5/12/15
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In article <a5f7b9cc-0ff8-4e5e...@googlegroups.com>, Rob Craig <rcr...@gmail.com> writes:

|> ok thanks. Its running 6.5.
|>
|> Whats the highest version this box will run?

Assuming your model 340 has 16 MB RAM:

hp-ux 8.0x will run fine

hp-ux 9.0x and 9.10 will run, but startup of hp-Vue will be slow.
Once you are logged in with Vue, performance will be ok.
hp-ux 9.x on series 300 runs really fine with 24MB RAM or more.

Regards,
Klaus Graf


Rob Craig

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May 12, 2015, 4:53:25 PM5/12/15
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Klaus,
Do you know where I can grab diskette images from? To load it on my HP9000?

Rob Craig

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May 12, 2015, 5:04:55 PM5/12/15
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On Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 10:19:23 AM UTC+2, Klaus Graf wrote:

>
> |> ok thanks. Its running 6.5.
> |>
> |> Whats the highest version this box will run?
>
> Assuming your model 340 has 16 MB RAM:
>
> hp-ux 8.0x will run fine
>
> hp-ux 9.0x and 9.10 will run, but startup of hp-Vue will be slow.
> Once you are logged in with Vue, performance will be ok.
> hp-ux 9.x on series 300 runs really fine with 24MB RAM or more.
>
> Regards,
> Klaus Graf

I see its got
real men: 4182016
avail mem: 2273280

Guess that is enough?

Goetz Hoffart

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May 14, 2015, 4:10:13 PM5/14/15
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Rob Craig <rcr...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Its running 6.5.
>
> Whats the highest version this box will run?

I hope that you can make a copy/backup of the disk. 6.5 is quite rare.
8.x and 9.x not. New software can't run on any of these, so I would stay
with the 6.5. That's cool …

Regards
Götz
--
http://www.knubbelmac.de/

Klaus Graf

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May 15, 2015, 6:48:24 AM5/15/15
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In article <2e1a1db8-32d8-491d...@googlegroups.com>, Rob Craig <rcr...@gmail.com> writes:
|> Klaus,
|> Do you know where I can grab diskette images from? To load it on my HP9000?

hp-ux 7.x was distributed on tape cartridges for HP9144 tape drives.
hp-ux 8.x and 9.x were available on DDS and CD-ROM.

I think there was no way to install via diskettes.
You may try to get more information at www.hpmuseum.net.

I think the minimum hard-disk size was about 150MB (HP7958B),
better about 300 MB (HP7959B).

Regards,

Klaus Graf.

Klaus Graf

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May 15, 2015, 7:31:45 AM5/15/15
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In article <1ce09066-ecc8-435c...@googlegroups.com>, Rob Craig <rcr...@gmail.com> writes:

|> I see its got
|> real men: 4182016
|> avail mem: 2273280
|>
|> Guess that is enough?

What does the boot ROM display before loading hp-ux?

Or: what does /etc/dmesg display? There should be a line similar to:

Memory Information:
Physical: 24576 Kbytes, lockable: 21024 Kbytes, available: 21124 Kbytes

(The line above comes from a model 382 with 24 MB RAM.)

Regards,

Klaus Graf

Goetz Hoffart

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May 15, 2015, 3:07:31 PM5/15/15
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Rob Craig <rcr...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I see its got
> real men: 4182016
> avail mem: 2273280
>
> Guess that is enough?

Before you upgrade: could you please do a 1:1 disk image (with dd or
another similar program) on a PC box and preserve it?

(Asking because I never had 6.x and would be interested to get it
running on my machines)

Michael Kraemer

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In article <mj4ito$klm$1...@gwdu112.gwdg.de>, k.g...@fkf.mpg.de (Klaus Graf) writes:

>
> hp-ux 7.x was distributed on tape cartridges for HP9144 tape drives.

I have cartridges labelled
"Software Bundle Series 300 AXE, PE, NS-ARPA, 2-User. Rev. 6.21"
as of 1988.
Do they pertain to HP-UX 6.something?

Michael Kraemer

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May 15, 2015, 7:21:33 PM5/15/15
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In article <misd29$t8l$1...@gwdu112.gwdg.de>, k....@fkf.mpg.de (Klaus Graf) writes:
> In article <a5f7b9cc-0ff8-4e5e...@googlegroups.com>, Rob Craig
> <rcr...@gmail.com> writes:
>
> |> ok thanks. Its running 6.5.
> |>
> |> Whats the highest version this box will run?
>
> Assuming your model 340 has 16 MB RAM:
>
> hp-ux 8.0x will run fine
>

what about models 400?
Do they run stuff as old as UX 6 or 7?

Dennis Grevenstein

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May 17, 2015, 2:37:09 PM5/17/15
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Michael Kraemer <M.Kr...@gsi.de> wrote:
>
> what about models 400?
> Do they run stuff as old as UX 6 or 7?

I think I have a 7.05 diskimage from a 400T (that's the 030 version) somewhere.
It wasn't a complete system IIRC.

Dennis

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Goetz Hoffart

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May 18, 2015, 5:08:12 AM5/18/15
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Michael Kraemer <M.Kr...@gsi.de> wrote:

> what about models 400?
> Do they run stuff as old as UX 6 or 7?

HP-UX 5 seems to be for the older 3xx series:

<http://www.hpmuseum.net/display_item.php?sw=581>

rcr...@gmail.com

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On Monday, May 18, 2015 at 11:08:12 AM UTC+2, Goetz Hoffart wrote:

>
> > what about models 400?
> > Do they run stuff as old as UX 6 or 7?
> HP-UX 5 seems to be for the older 3xx series:
>
> <http://www.hpmuseum.net/display_item.php?sw=581>
> Regards
> Götz
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Hi Goetz,
Sorry for the Hiatus. I got side tracked on other projects. I've just booted the HP 9000 340 up again as I had a flood and needed to test my old stuff was not damaged. The HP was saved. Do you still require a copy of HP-UX 6.5? Let me know how to extract it from the HP. I have it networked on my LAN.

Is it possible with the right cables to hook the HP up to a IBM 5151 monochrome monitor? My idea was to get a DB9 to DB15VGA connector and hook it up. What graphics crds do these have? I tried using a TFT 14" monitor and I could not get a signal but on my TFT Sun Monitor it works.

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