Subject: Re: Re[2]: getting to the floppy on a Multia
To: Doug Eckert <>
From: Wilko Bulte <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/15/1997 22:29:26
As 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 should use the SRM console for NetBSD. Somewhere in the ARC
console there is a selection for this. Select the SRM console
and power cycle the machine to start it in SRM console mode.

Now try to boot the floppy.

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