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J.2 Removing the Diagnostic Partition File (Integrity servers only)

To remove the diagnostic partition on an OpenVMS Integrity servers system disk and to recover the disk space occupied, delete the file SYS$MAINTENANCE:SYS$DIAGNOSTICS.SYS and then reset the boot block. This file can contain hardware diagnostics but is not essential for operations. To delete the file, enter the following command:


Reset the boot block by entering the SET BOOTBLOCK command at the DCL prompt, as in the following example, where target-disk is the device on which your target system disk is mounted: