Subject: Re: Re: getting to the floppy on a Multia
To: Doug Eckert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
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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