Subject: Need help netbooting VAX
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bruce Lane <email@example.com>
Date: 01/16/1999 23:36:15
OK, I think I've done most of it right...
Here's the setup. Linux box (Red Hat, 5.1, 2.0.34 kernel) configured to be
First kicker: I can't seem to find the executable 'rpc.bootparamd' as
referenced in the netbooting HowTo. I've done a full-disk search, and this
file does not seem to exist anywhere on the Linux system drive from root on
down the tree.
Second kicker (and I strongly suspect this is related to the first): When
I give the VAXStation II/GPX system the command 'b/100 esa0' (sans quotes),
it responds as it should with 'Bootfile:'
I tell it mopboot. Almost immediately, it comes back with:
?41 DEVASSIGN, ESA0
?06 HLT INST
PC = 00000EE6
Assistance would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Bruce Lane, Owner and head honcho, Blue Feather Technologies
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