Subject: Re: Is the UP1000 with a 21264 supported under NetBSD/alpha?
To: David Woyciesjes <DAW@yalepress3.unipress.yale.edu>
From: Sven Dietrich <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/27/2000 11:08:47
The only hint at other OSes I have found is the "OS Selection"
setup in the AlphaBIOS. Somehow it does not let me select that
> There's absolutely nothing buried in the Alpha Bios about SRM? You might
> have covered this already, but did you look for entries about switching to
> Digital Unix, OSF console, or VMS?
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> > From: Wilko Bulte [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Thursday, April 27, 2000 1:46 AM
> > To: Andrew Gillham
> > Cc: Sven Dietrich; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: Is the UP1000 with a 21264 supported under NetBSD/alpha?
> > On Wed, Apr 26, 2000 at 11:32:29PM -0400, Andrew Gillham wrote:
> > > Sven Dietrich writes:
> > > > >
> > > > > If there is really no SRM console available for it NetBSD won't
> > > > > run on it. SRM is a definite requirement for NetBSD (for all *BSD in
> > > > > fact)
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > Well, I was hoping someone would say: sure, download the SRM
> > > > console firmware from xyz... :)
> > >
> > > Well, according to the web site, the SRM console is supported on the
> > > UP1000.
> > > http://www.alpha-processor.com/products/up1000-board1.asp
> > >
> > > But where is the code?? :)
> > Just guessing: maybe AlphaProcessor wants money for it? IIRC DEC/CPQ
> > licensed the SRM code for $$..
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