Subject: Re: Installing on a 3000/600s?
To: Bryan McWhirt <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 05/24/2000 12:42:04
Bryan McWhirt writes:
> I was given a DEC 3000/600s that had a corrupted OS and will not boot, I
> tried to get the unit to do a bootp request but there are no options in
> the system setup for bootp only mop.  I turned mop off but still the
> requests are not making it to the dhcp/bootp server.  Has anyone gotten
> this to install on a similar unit and or is there a bootable CD image
> somewere I could get?

You can make a bootable CD with the 'cdhdtape' image available on the
ftp server.

You probably should confirm you have the latest SRM console.  To use
bootp you will normally do something like:
>>> boot -proto bootp ewa0   <- whatever your ethernet device is.

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