Subject: Re: Re[2]: getting to the floppy on a Multia
To: Doug Eckert <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/15/1997 09:57:54
On Mon, 15 Dec 1997, Doug Eckert wrote:

>      I've been trying to boot from the floppy on my 166MHz Multia with no 
>      success.  I go through all the ARC console menus to "Boot alternate 
>      OS", and regardless of which one I choose, it tells me I need to 
>      reboot the machine.  So I do.  It always comes up to the ARC console.
>      What am I doing wrong?

You need to switch to the SRM console. I think there's a menu option
kicking around in ARC that says something along the lines of `switch
to Digital Unix/VMS console.' Choose that, which should reboot you
into SRM, and then type `boot dva0' to boot the floppy.


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