Subject: RE: Boot Floppy Test
To: None <port-alpha@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Martin Heller <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/16/1997 11:38:40
On Mon, 15 Dec 1997, Tim Rightnour wrote:

> On 15-Dec-97 Curt Sampson spoke unto us all:
> # 
> # Is there someone out there who's booted the NetBSD-1.3_BETA boot
> # floppy successfully? Unfortunately, I've lost an important disk
> # drive at home which has brought down my entire network, so I have
> # no access to my Alphas to test anything at this point. I'd really
> # like to confirm that it's just Tim's multia, and not the boot
> # floppies, that are broken.
> # 
> I'd blame just about anything on my multia... but the srm console is saying no
> boot sector on disk sec. 0.  The OLD ALPHA boot floppy from 1105 works fine..
> still..  The other person CC'd in the mail I initially sent you informed me of
> the floppy problem, and I tried it too before sending it to you..

It seems as if the boot floppy is broken; i get the same message on
my AS 4-200/233 :-( .