Subject: Re: Who is booting Alpha AXP 150 (aka Jensen)
To: Duane Eddingfield <>
From: None <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/27/2001 23:46:26
On Thu, 27 Dec 2001, Duane Eddingfield wrote:

> OK back on topic here..
> I've got NetBSD 1.5.2 running on the Alphastation now so I can
> make a bootable CD from the jensen-sable-lynx as suggested.
> Has anyone done this? I should know by the weekend what the
> results are. The thing that has me interested is the NetBSD detects
> the DE425 NIC that I have. Linux refuses to acknowlege that the
> card is present. I do have Tru64 5.0 but its installer (Tcl I think)

Generally I had big trouble getting any OS on the Jensen to see
non-standard (meaning non-DEC supplied) EISA hardware. An Adaptec 2940 or
a 3Com EISA NIC weren't found. The DE425 shouldn't be a problem of course

> can't deal with the Qvision VGA card, although it appears otherwise
> that it would work just fine but it probably going to be sluggy in
> 96 MB of RAM, Linux sure is.

I had 32 Meg in mine, and it ran, even as NFS server.