Subject: What's needed to boot a muVAX II from tape?
To: None <port-vax@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Peter Cooper <email@example.com>
Date: 11/20/1995 16:42:13
I have an old muVAX II with 8M of RAM and no operating system. It used to
have Ultrix installed, but the box doesn't boot anymore (the filesystem is
I have a TK50 drive installed, and have access to a TK50 on another
machine. How easy is it to build a TK50 boottape? As far as I know, the
machine is vaguely "generic" - the drive claims to be an RA81 (not
possible, it's a fullheight 5.25" drive).
The machine has sentimental value - it was this city's main link to the
rest of the net for many years - and I'd love to get it working again.
Peter Cooper (Mr Tangerine Man)
Guild Computing and Networks Officer
The University of Western Australia