Subject: Re: Begging for source of old Multia firmware (was Re: Non-booting Multia)
To: None <port-alpha@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Juergen Weiss <weiss@Uni-Mainz.DE>
List: port-alpha
Date: 02/06/1998 09:53:49
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Soren S. Jorvang writes:
 > The first-stage loader works for me on V3.8-3 as well as on the other two
 > version.
 > The second-stage loader fails in the same way on all three versions.

Same with me. As I already wrote a while ago, the second stage
loader sends out bootp requests, there is an answer from the
bootp server, but the SRM console does not return a packet to
the second stage loader (I compiled the loader with debugging
turned on.)

 > When I got my Multia, it had V3.8-2 (that's what it said, anyway)
 > installed. Netbooting worked find, using setnetbootinfo(8).

This would hint to a change in the second stage loader, which
made it incompatible with the older firmware available on the

Juergen Weiss

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