Subject: Re: bin/10554: mop server implementation not suitable for non-VAXen
To: Klaus Klein <>
From: Gregory McGarry <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 07/11/2000 08:32:19
Klaus Klein wrote:

> The mop implementation shipped with NetBSD is able to serve
> VAX/a.out files only; the pmax install notes refer to mop
> booting in the context of Ultrix only which makes the issue
> ~pointless.

I investigated this recently.  I know little about the MOP protocol,
and haven't been able to find any specifications on it.

> A pointer into the right direction would be appreciated
> (ELF -> ECOFF + MOP header?); I can take care of implementing
> it. 

I didn't place the project on high priority.  I will setup an Ultrix
machine to establish a starting point.

	-- Gregory McGarry <>