Subject: Re: Updating console firmware on a 3000/400
To: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
From: Ken Hornstein <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/29/1997 10:55:09
>There's a switch on the back labelled S3. It needs to be toggled to
>force a serial console. (That's how the 3000/500s works as well).
Ahhh .... I didn't know that. That works, thanks!
>Can you show the output of "show config"? Some 3000/400 have an
>out-of-date SROM and that prevents console upgrades.
Sure (cut and pasted from my new serial console in an xterm :-) )
DEC 3000 - M400
Digital Equipment Corporation
VPP PAL X5.41-82000101/OSF PAL X1.28-82000201 - Built on 30-APR-1993 13:51:49.50
TCINFO DEVNAM DEVSTAT
------ -------- --------
CPU OK KN15-BA -V2.4-S462-I077-sV1.0-DECchip 21064 P3.0
Is it possible to download/buy an SROM upgrade, or is it soldered on the
board? (If it's that EEPROM that I see on the board, then I could just
burn a new one with our EEPROM burner).