vx_x_x, at the unix prompt on sdsshost say:
setup mcp vx_x_x switchMCPthen reboot the crate; one convenient way to do this is to start iop and say
mcpCrateReset;another is to use
control-X) from the mcpMenu. From within iop, the command
mcpVersionwill tell you the name of the version currently running, the command
showMCP(from iop or the unix prompt) shows which version will run upon reboot.
/p/mcpbase/etc/mcp.loginand follow instructions. The
switchMCPcommand doesn't attempt to change this behaviour, rather it changes the files in the
More specifically, when you say
MCP_DIRwas set when you said
setup mcp vx_x_x). These links specify:
switchMCPalso reads the newly installed
mcp.loginand checks that the correct IP numbers are used for computers such as
tcc25m.apo.nmsu.edu; our release of vxWorks doesn't know how to use DNS to find these for itself.