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RE: VAXstation 4000/90 help

John Klos wrote:
> Does anyone know of a way to have the VAX skip this error and boot
> automatically anyway? 

You can try flicking the switch at the front to tell it to run headless.
That must work - mine boots OpenVMS that way just by being powered up.

> Just for everyone's general information, a 4000/90 won't boot NetBSD
> (5.1, generic kernel) without the graphics card installed. I got a
> kernel panic
> when I booted without the card, and while I'm sure I can just make a
> custom kernel to get around it, it might be good for others to know.

Even with the switch in the "I'm a VAXserver not a VAXstation" position?


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