Subject: Re: Samsung 164UX board
To: Stefan Schumacher <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/13/2004 04:38:12
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On Aug 13, 2004, at 2:19 AM, Stefan Schumacher wrote:

> I don't think so, I got a Raptor Reflex which also uses this d$!ned
> ARCS BIOS. It is designed to exclusively boot Windows NT and there is
> no chance of getting NetBSD on it.
> AFAIK that MILO is a hacked Version that runs as Windows NT executable
> and bootloads Linux, similar to hpcboot.exe for the Windows CD
> machines running NetBSD. It might be possible to create a bootloader
> that boots NetBSD out of a running WinNT, but I guess that might
> require to much voodoo ;-)

The real problem is that the ARCS firmware doesn't include Unix 
PALcode.  MILO includes a Unix PALcode, but it is incredibly buggy.

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>

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