Subject: Re: AlphaServer 2000 4/200 support?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Jochen Kunz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/15/2003 00:13:55
On 2003.07.14 21:35 Wilko Bulte wrote:
> According to the PDFs I just studied the CPUs modules are the same.
> AS2000 can house 2, AS2100 can house 4 of them.
> I guess memory is the same too.
Perfect. The man I got the AS2000 from has the cards from a AS2100. The
PSU from the AS2100 let the magic blue smoke out. As the machines had to
go out of the house he took out the cards and trashed the rest.=20
Can I access these PDFs somewhere?=20
> > I still need help to get this beast out of my car and into my flat.
> > [...] the AS2000 is to much steel.=20
> Heh ;) Too much steel, this is True DEC Iron(TM)=20
Yes. This is the way real machines have to be build.=20
(Why do I think of a VAX 6000 while typing this? ;-) )
Meanwhile I found a friend that helped me to bring the beast into my
flat. I had to solve some funky errors with the old ethernet card. (Lots
of PCI bus errors only because I switched from 10Base5 to 10Base2!? I
replaced it with a newer 100BaseT card but SRM doesn't get packets out
of it.) I instaled a DEFPA and tried to boot, see below:
Digital Equipment Corporation
AlphaServer 2000 4/200
SRM Console V5.3-2 VMS PALcode V5.56-7, OSF PALcode
Component Status Module ID
Slot Option Hose 0, Bus 0, PCI
1 NCR 53C810 pka0.7.0.1.0 SCSI Bus ID 7
2 Intel 82375 Bridge to Bus 1,
6 DEC PCI FDDI fwa0.0.0.6.0 =20
8 DECchip 21140-AA ewa0.0.0.8.0 =20
Slot Option Hose 0, Bus 1, EISA
2 Compaq Qvision =20
dka600.6.0.1.0 DKA600 RRD43 1084
dva0.0.0.1000.0 DVA0 RX26/RX23
ewa0.0.0.8.0 EWA0 00-C0-95-FA-64-F2
fwa0.0.0.6.0 FWA0 00-A0-24-61-DC-8E
pka0.7.0.1.0 PKA0 SCSI Bus ID 7
P00>>>boot -prot bootp fwa0
Trying BOOTP boot.
Broadcasting BOOTP Request...
Received BOOTP Packet File Name is: netbsd
local inet address: 192.168.1.9
remote inet address: 192.168.1.17
TFTP Read File Name: netbsd
netmask =3D 255.255.255.0
Server is on same subnet as client.
bootstrap code read in
base =3D 200000, image_start =3D 0, image_bytes =3D 7149c4
initializing HWRPB at 2000
initializing page table at 27ff0000
initializing machine state
setting affinity to the primary CPU
jumping to bootstrap code
halted CPU 0
halt code =3D 2
kernel stack not valid halt
PC =3D 0 =20
The kernel I tried to boot is:
$ uname -a
NetBSD ickis 1.6R NetBSD 1.6R (GENERIC) #0: Fri May 16 01:56:42 CEST
Sugestions for further hacking affords welcome.=20