Subject: Re: Non-booting Multia
To: Tim Rightnour <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 02/04/1998 16:54:13
On Wed, 4 Feb 1998, Tim Rightnour wrote:

> Bloody annoying..  Can't we use mopd instead of bootpd.  I don't even know what
> mopd *does* but the SRM has support for it.

	Mopd is just abother boot loader - providing you can get it to
	accept the alpha image I don't see why it shouldn't work.
	(If I recall it has a certain predeliction for a.out)
	I've used it to boot a NetBSD/vax system from a NetBSD/i386,
	and Brian Chase has an overview of getting it to work for
	NetBSD/vax (which may be of some interest) at:

	Give we ship with a mopd it would make a lot of sense to support
	it under NetBSD/alpha (if possible)


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