Subject: Re: Bare bones pmax
To: Alex White <>
From: Christian Nilsson <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 04/29/2002 19:45:41
Wether it netboots or not depends on the PROM-version (there is a list on
the NetBSD-pmax pages). My DS3100 netboots without any problems, I was
even running it disk-less, untill my monitor started sounding strange and
smelling like burning electronics that is...
But, I've never managed to get it to net-boot from a linux machine (only
tried x86), but it works great from different flavours of bsd on different

Good luck!


On 29 Apr 2002, Alex White wrote:

> Hi guys, i've got a bare (no OS) DECStation 3100 here, with both a CDROM
> that'll work with it and the optional floppy drive. I understand that
> there is no way to get NetBSD onto the machine as it refuses to netboot
> - is this true? if so, does anyone have an Ultrix install CD knocking
> around...?
> Thanks
> Alex
> --
> My computer's heavier than yours.