Subject: Re: dec 3000 m400
To: George A. Dowding <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/04/2000 16:32:37
On Sat, Nov 04, 2000 at 03:26:46PM -0900, George A. Dowding wrote:
> I am trying to install NetBSD onto a a DEC 3000 M400. I was unable to
> get the Netbsd disk to boot. Also I was unable to upgrade the
> firmware using the "Digital Alpha Systems Firmware update v5.3" CD.
How did attempting to boot the NetBSD disk fail? Did you use the
> VPP PAL X5.41-82000101/OSF PAL X1.28000201 - Built on
> 30-APR-1993 13:51:49.50
> TCINFO DEVNAM DEVSTAT
> ------ ------ -------
> CPU ok kn15-ba -v2.4-s465-I077-sV1.0 DECchip P3.0
> Can someone confirm or deny that NetBSD will work on this machine?
> More information will be provided upon request.
Yes, NetBSD does work on the 3000/400. I used to run NetBSD on one
such machine. I know there are at least a couple of other people
reading this list who also run on this machine.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>