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Re: Can't get Alpha to boot...

On Tue, 9 Mar 2010 04:57:26 +0000 (UTC)
John Klos <john%ziaspace.com@localhost> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to get an AlphaStation 4000 set up with NetBSD. I'm using a 
> NetBSD 5.0.2 CD, which works fine, but regardless of whether I let the 
> installer do the installing or I newfs and untargzip then installboot 
> myself, it won't boot. Am I missing something?
> Here are the SRM settings:
> >>>boot dka0
> (boot dka0. -flags a)
> failed to open dka0.

In order to rule out other problems, you can try to write the
alpha/installation/diskimage/cdhdtape file directly to the disk with dd
and attempt to boot from it.

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