The Question is:
I have an AlphaStation 250 4/266 with two networking cards. I would like to
turn off the first networking card. I have been unable to find out how to do
this. I have tried using NCP to disable the line or circuit with no luck. I
have removed the prima
ry card and the system still reports it being there. The primary card is
"cabled" into the motherboard.
Is it possible? Do I do it in MODPARAMS.DAT? Using NCP?
The Answer is :
"With no luck" is not an OpenVMS error message nor specific terminology
that that the OpenVMS Wizard recognizes. For a specific answer, the
relevent product versions, specific sequences of commands used, and
specific sequences of messages and (if applicable) the full text of
all resulting error messages are required. Without these, the OpenVMS
Wizard has insufficient information to resolve questions. Accordingly,
please contact the Compaq Customer Support Center, as additional details
With the DECnet Phase IV tool NCP, you can use the PURGE (alters the
DECnet Phase IV permanent database) and CLEAR (the volatile database)
commands to remove the LINE and CIRCUIT associated with the controller
NIC, or (often simpler and safer) you can use the SET and DEFINE commands
to STATE OFF the LINE and CIRCUIT -- this will disable use of the NIC.
The MODPARAMS.DAT file is specific to the site-specific system parameter
requirements, and is unrelated to the OpenVMS device configuration
Please also review topic (6067) for a related discussion.