Subject: Re: Non-booting Multia
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 02/05/1998 12:46:55
On Wed, 4 Feb 1998 16:54:13 -0800 (PST)  David Brownlee wrote:

> 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)

And NetBSD/pmax as well. (I haven't tried it - it may well work...)