Subject: Re: netboot
To: Magnus Ahltorp <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/27/1997 22:18:23
> > get and unbundle mdec-ECOFF-970305.tar.gz- that has the netboot toad.
> My firmware seems to be too old. The netboot code tells me to hardcode the
> ethernet address with the setnetbootinfo(8). The problem is, I don't have
> a  netbsd/alpha to run it on, so could someone please tell me where to
> patch in the netboot binary?

the sources to setnetbootinfo are under src/sys/arch/alpha/stand.  you
should be able to grab them from -current and try to build them on
your machine.  (Ther e could very well be type-size bugs, since they
were meant to be built & run on alphas, though.  revenge of the 64-bit
hacker. 8-)