Subject: Re: NetBSD 1.6 on DEC 3000/300
To: Jochen Kmietsch <>
From: Lieven Dekeyser <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/11/2002 16:46:42
> > > Attach a CD drive and boot via CD-ROM.  At least that's what I did, b/c I
> > > was not brave enough to do a firmware-update :)
> > The 4 model 300 's hav no floppy or CD, and an old firmware, so updating
> > the firmware and netboot installation can't be done on these. (or can it?)
> You don't have an external SCSI-case lying around?  I scrapped together
> that and an old SCSI-CDROM drive, worked well.

yep... trying this right now because booting from the internal CD-Rom
drive in the 400 didn't work either:

>>> boot DKA400



> Yes, it's somewhat of a hassle to get
> NetBSD on them boxes,

I've noticed :D

> but they do run well once up :)

how do they compare to x86 machines?