Subject: Re: NetBSD/sparc booting off floppies... [was re: source change]
To: Peter Galbavy <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/30/1996 01:39:03
On Sun, 30 Jun 1996 08:48:55 +0100 (BST) 
 Peter Galbavy <> wrote:

 > On this slightly off topic... I tried then yesterday on an SS20 class machine
 > to save me using a stun-OS or Slowlaris boot CD. As a laugh. Nope. Apart
 > from the poor error handling in the PROM and second stage boot program (is
 > it just me - or are 3 1/2" floopies really easy to error on ?) on the Mth
 > and Nth tries, the kernel just died. No real indication of why.
 > Do these floppies work OK on sun4m boxes ?

I boot my SS10 off of floppy all the time ... The only problem I've ever 
encountererd was the interrupt problem, which I sent paul a patch for...

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