Subject: Re: Choosing bootable image?
To: Matthew van de Werken <>
From: James Sharp <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/30/2001 21:23:58
> A question, I have a DEC 3000/400, which I have successfully booted
> previously. Now, I wish to change the kernel to a newer one, but I don't want
> to lose the ability to boot from the older kernel in case there's something
> wrong with the newer one. Is there an easy way to choose which kernel to boot
> from the SRM command line? Or would I be better off netbooting the newer
> kernel to test it (I don't really want to do this because it's a big hassle)?

From SRM...boot <device> -file <newkernel>

boot dka0 -file