Subject: Re: VAX 8600 trouble...
To: None <>
From: Johnny Billquist <>
List: port-vax
Date: 01/18/2003 18:20:34
On Fri, 17 Jan 2003 wrote:

> > What does it take to run NetBSD? A new console image? I have only ran
> > this machine with 4.3 reno on RA81 drives before.
> > 
> It should be quite straightforward, but what you need to do first is to
> get the NetBSD boot program onto your RL02. Then you can boot over the
> net to get started.
> NetBSD should run very well on the 8600 nowadays; Johnny Billquist uses
> it on their 8650 with quite good results. He will probably give you some
> hints about how to deal with it :-)

Works fine. Which reminds me that you should check in a number of files
from Krille...

M sys/arch/vax/boot/boot/Makefile
M sys/arch/vax/include/ioa.h
M sys/arch/vax/vax/crl.c
M sys/arch/vax/vax/
M sys/arch/vax/vax/intvec.S
M sys/arch/vax/vax/ka860.c
M sys/arch/vax/vax/sbi.c
M sys/arch/vax/vax/subr.S


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