[rescue] Vaxstation 3100 and NetBSD

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Sep 15 14:59:32 CDT 2003

On Monday, September 15, 2003, at 06:48 AM, Jochen Kunz wrote:
>>> Netbooting VAXen is quite easy and _the_ method to get NetBSD on 
>>> them.
>>   Interesting.  I've never done it via netbooting.
> Interesting. I have done it allways via netbooting.

   Well you're a weirdo! ;)  [dave ducks]

>>   Also interesting.  I've used sysinst on NetBSD/vax for the past
>> several releases, on many different machines, and have had no problems
>> whatsoever.  What brokenness are you referring to?  And how is it
>> possible that a sysinst problem can be architecture-specific?  I can't
>> think of any reason it'd need to be.
> I read some posts to the port-vax mailing list. It seams that some
> versions have some odd problems. Especially on low memory machines
> or machines with non-SCSI disks. (The later are architecture-specific.)


   When I have some time I will put together a MicroVAX-II or -III with 
an RD-series disk to try this out on.  Maybe I can finally contribute 
something to that port after all these years. :)


Dave McGuire                 "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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