Subject: Re: Boot Floppy Available
To: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
From: Wilko Bulte <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/20/1997 20:01:18
As Curt Sampson wrote...
> I've just put up an alpha boot floppy on ftp.netbsd.org in
> /pub/NetBSD/arch/alpha/new/bootfloppy.971018.gz. This contains an
> md (ramdisk) in it that has enough utilities on it to do an install
> in most circustances.
> It works fine on my AXPpci33, but if I could get a bunch of other
> people to test it out on various systems, I'd appreciate it. I had
Below is a Jensen. Before anyone tells me you cannot SRM / floppyboot a
Jensen: this is using an old RX23 SCSIfloppy that I found in my dusty
>>> b dka500
NetBSD/Alpha Primary Boot
Jumping to entry point...
NetBSD/Alpha Secondary Boot, Revision 1.9
(email@example.com, Sat Oct 18 15:17:35 PDT 1997)
VMS PAL revision: 0x100010530
OSF PAL rev: 0x20123
Switch to OSF PAL code succeeded.
Boot flags: 0,0
open netbsd: No such file or directory
Entering netbsd.gz at 0xfffffc0000300000...
Support for system type 6 is not present in this kernel.
Build a kernel with "options JESUS_KNOWS" and reboot.
panic: support for system not present
?05 HLT INSTR
PC= FFFFFC00.00300140 PSL= 00000000.00000006
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