[rescue] looking for MVME162 ROM Images

David Brownlee abs at absd.org
Wed Feb 14 17:06:06 CST 2018

On 14 February 2018 at 22:11, Plamen Mihaylov
<plamenspam at afterpeople.com> wrote:
> Hi Richard,
> It's not very likely, but the garbage on serial console could be caused by
> EPROM size jumper. Bear in mind that 162-212 comes with no SCSI chip, LC
> cpu and 4MB so running BSD is not possible.
> Theoretically you can add VME memory board and replace the 68LC040 with  68040.
> This will allow you to netboot OpenBSD or NetBSD.

The LC040 should be able to run a soft float NetBSD (its done for some
mac68k models).

4MB *should* just about boot, though you will need swap (and patience
:) to do anything. If you're just looking to use it as a general
hardware/SCSI test then it should be enough...


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