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Chances are the full restore was not done properly. You should be able to get back your Posix environment by restoring from your full backup, as follows
presumes the problem was with the original full restore. There would
be a different solution if the Posix environment never made it on the
backup to begin with. That would involve retrieving the original FOS
tape and going from there.
MPE/iX, you cannot. But there is a utility called CDCOPY, which can
be downloaded from Jazz, which can copy selected files or directory
trees from a CD to the MPE/iX file system. See
jazz.external.hp.com/src/ and scroll down to CDCOPY. You might
need to mount the CD using the AVRSCSI.INSTALL.SYS MOUNT
nn utility (with nn being the LDEV number of your CD drive)
before using CDCOPY on it.
can OCTCOMP an SL, which will make the code in it run in
mostly-native mode (though using several times the memory) and with
exactly the same limitations as the original CM code. OCTCOMP just
adds a pre-translated version of the CM code to the end of the file
that will be invoked when you run the program or SL on an MPE/iX
This should do the trick in most cases, i.e; for the 99X and 959-989.
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