Subject: Re: Just what is going on here
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Sean Figgins <>
List: port-hp300
Date: 09/18/1996 10:05:44
On Tue, 17 Sep 1996, Jason Thorpe wrote:

>  > I think CD won't work unless we recode the roms.  The floppy might work,
>  > but I have yet to see a system with a floppy.  That basically leaves
>  > tape, and you must have another system to build the tape in the first
>  > place (or to pull a floppy image from the net or to burn a CDROM, for
>  > that matter).
> To my knowledge, the only hp300-like systems that could boot from CD-ROM 
> were the 400/425/433 systems ...

Well, this would work for me if anyone ever got around to 'supporting' 
the 425e.  There are more of these that you may thing.

> Oh ... you can switch the 400/425/433 ROM back to "HPUX" mode from Domain 
> mode... I forget the magic sequence, but it's possible... anyone know it?

That's easy.  It's either 'config' or 'ex config' from the service mode 

Sean Figgins
Escalations Engineer
C-Com/Phoenix Data Net