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port-hp700/37659: NetBSD/hp700 boot option deficiencies

>Number:         37659
>Category:       port-hp700
>Synopsis:       NetBSD/hp700 boot option deficiencies
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       high
>Responsible:    port-hp700-maintainer
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Jan 01 16:30:00 +0000 2008
>Originator:     Ed
>Release:        At least 4.0
Any HP 9000 Model 7XX
The port of NetBSD to the "hp700" architecture lacks convenient booting 
options; there is no possibility of booting via floppy and using the CD, nor is 
the ISO itself bootable. This renders NetBSD/hp700 unusable if there is no 
possibility of network boot.

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