Insert the OpenVMS VICAR CD into your CD reader. Enter the command:$ MOUNT/MEDIA=CDROM/OVER=ID devicename "" VICSYS
(Note: "" is two double-quotes with no spaces between them.) For help determining CD device names, see the Example Mounting a CD on VMS
If you want to use the latest revisions while running directly of CD, you'll have to:
This example assumes [VICAR] will be the VICAR location andVICSYS is CD-ROM logical name.
This example assumes [VICAR] will be the VICAR location and the tape drive is MKA300:.
If you are having trouble figuring out the device name of the CD-ROM reader, try the command:
$SHOW DEV D.
Look for a device with status of "wrtlock". In the example below, that device is DKE400:.
If there's a Volume Label indicated for this device then someone else has it mounted already. If there are two or more devices with wrtlock status, insert the CD into a drive and try in turn each device name in the MOUNT command.
$ SHOW DEV D
$ 1$DKE400: (CODA1) Online wrtlck
You would mount on this CD drive with the command:
$ MOUNT/MEDIA=CDROM/OVER=ID DKE400: "" VICSYS