Subject: Re: Alpha 3000/800 Netbooting problems...
To: None <port-alpha@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Toru Nishimura <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/25/1998 12:37:18
>> I've aquired an old alpha 3000/800, currently running OSF1 1.3A or
>> something I seem to remember from the motd.  First alpha I've ever had my
>> hands on so not too experienced in the boot sequences
>> ...
> Does your TC alpha have a floppy? You could avoid firmware hassles by
> booting the floppy in /pub/NetBSD/arch/alpha/genfloppy. 

All 3000 but model 300 unlikely have SCSI floppy drive in their cabinets.
So, "kludge way to install NetBSD/alpha" (dd'ing to an external SCSI and
booting off with it) is one of options.

Tohru Nishimura
Nara Institute of Science and Technology