Subject: Re: NetBSD/sparc booting off floppies... [was re: source change]
To: Peter Galbavy <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/30/1996 01:39:03
On Sun, 30 Jun 1996 08:48:55 +0100 (BST)
Peter Galbavy <email@example.com> 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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