Subject: Re: Are PC164 based alphas supported?
To: Andrew Gallatin <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/06/1997 16:08:08
On Wed, 6 Aug 1997, Andrew Gallatin wrote:

> It seems like the "right" thing to do might be to modify NetBSD so as
> to be bootable by the linux bootloaders.  This idea has been tossed
> around before.. Aside from philisophical objections, it would be a lot
> of hard work. Nobody's volunteered yet.

It's not just the bootloaders, it's the missing DU PALcode. (Linux
supplies its own PALcode, which of course creates its own set of


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