The RamDisc Classic package allows you to:|
¹ 704MB is the maximum memory amount that can be allocated for 32bit operating systems.
2 GB is the maximum memory amount that can be allocated for 64bit operating systems.
Please note: This software package has been replaced by RamDisc Plus.
Even though RamDisc Classic is still supported, it is only intended to be used by
systems still booting HP-UX 9.05 - 10.10 or other special circumstances.
How to install RamDisc classic on your HP-UX system...
Download the RamDisc Classic revision 2.09 tar file Release 2 - revision 9
Revision 2.8 (or higher) is required for HP-UX 11.11 [11i] compatibility.
Revision 2.9 (or higher) is required for HP-UX 11.20 [11i  v1.5] compatibility.
Copy the downloaded ramdisc-rev209.tar file to your HP-UX /tmp directory.
Have the license key ready (See below)
Logged in as root, do the following:
# tar -xvf /tmp/ramdisc-rev209.tar
(If this is a revision upgrade then stop here.)
# /sbin/ramdisc -install
(Add license and configure storage requirements)
(The system will reconfigure the kernel and reboot the system.)
(You may want to use the -display option for systems without graphics.)
To obtain a license we need to know some things about the system that you plan on installing the ramdisc utility. The three system commands are "lanscan, uname -a, dmesg". Logged in as root, do the following: (We underlined the information we want.) # uname -a HP-UX ram4 B.10.20 A 9000/735 2004832432 two-user license ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ # # dmesg|grep lockable Physical: 147456 Kbytes, lockable: 103372 Kbytes, available: 121328 Kbytes ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ # # lanscan Hardware Station Crd Hardware Net-Interface NM MAC HP DLPI Mjr Path Address In# State NameUnit State ID Type Support Num 2/0/2 0x0800090BCB94 0 UP lan0 UP 4 ETHER Yes 52 ^^^^^^^^^^^^ # (NOTE: Use the Station Address for lan0 if your lanscan output displays more than one LAN address.) Using the information from above and the form template below, complete the form and e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Ramdisc license request Your name............... Your e-mail............. Your job title.......... Company name............ Company phone nbr.......( ) ext....... Company address......... License type Demo/Full.. Demo days required...... uname -a output......... lanscan output.......... dmesg output............ Max ramdisc capacity.... (in megabytes) (How you will use ramdisc)
¹ The maximum amount of memory that RamDisc may use.
² Includes technical support and product upgrades for the first year.
³ Annual support price includes technical support and product upgrades or enhancements.
Note: Earlier revisions of RamDisc Classic may be found on our ftp site.