Subject: Re: Samsung 164UX board
To: John Honniball <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/13/2004 05:38:45
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On Aug 13, 2004, at 3:28 AM, John Honniball wrote:

> Stefan Schumacher wrote:
>>> Currently it is booting some "MILO" and then Redhat.
>>> Any hope?
>> 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.
> I have a 164LX motherboard that runs MILO and Linux (Debian).  Most
> likely similar to the 164UX board.  Can you get a Flash memory upgrade
> to swap the BIOS over to the other type (that I can't remember the
> name of, but will boot Unix-like OSes)?

The LX and UX are similar, but not the same.  There are important 
differences.  Note: the LX was not produced by DEC, or based on a DEC 
design.  I'm pretty sure DeskStation made that board.

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>

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