Subject: Re: Diskless boot weirdness
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 05/22/1997 19:07:05
On "Thu, 22 May 1997 16:06:13 -0700",
Jason Thorpe <> writes:

>He said "new OpenFirmware ones", and I pointed out that the specific
>OpenFirmware implementation where this was a problem was on the Mac.

Curt said that NetBSD now boots on machines which do bootp in the
PROMs, and where doing RARP via the PROM code after booting via bootp
is problematic. That's true for DECstations too, and long predates
Powermacs with OpenFirmware.