> > >> An interesting experiment would be to find an old disk with an
> > >> easily accessible "write protect" button on the outside. Boot up
> > >> VMS from such a disk, get your applications going (yes, even if
> > >> they are on a different disk), and then write protect your system
> > >> disk.
> The audit server would get mighty mad at not being able to write its logs and
> probably freeze the system. OPCOM woudl also get mighty mad with inability to
> write to operator.log, and the queue manager would also complain bitterly. You
> woudln't have a happy family :-)
All of which these can be moved off the system disk.
Please refer to the following WIS (DSNlink) article:
TITLE: [OpenVMS] Methods Used To Recover Space On System Disk
This also caught my eye - however have not had time to review - looks like a
TITLE: VMS V5.n: How Can A Layered Product Be Removed From The System?
VMS Systems Administrator
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