Subject: Re: Known bugs in firmware 7.0 ? [tftp ??]
To: Adam Sulmicki <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wilko Bulte <email@example.com>
Date: 03/25/1999 19:20:13
As Adam Sulmicki wrote ...
> "Jonker, Harm" writes:
> ->> Hello,
> ->> I have an DEC 3000 Model 300X. I was trying to
> ->> Install NetBSD on it. I ran across this problem :(
> ->> I just have upgraded the firmware from
> ->> v6.0 to v7.0
> ->> everything so far appears to be fine except
> ->> that it does not want netboot anymore!
> ->I experienced the same problem!
> ->I went back to v6.0 and then it works good.
> ->Do you need v7.0 for a special reason ?
> Well, I was trying to netboot NetBSD-1.3.3, and the 'netboot' bootloader
> said that it think my prom code is too old as it could not find MAC
> I was looking over all doc's and faq's but did not see anything about the
> broken firmware until after the fact :(.
> Now the $25'000 questions is _HOW_ to get back to the old firmware. The
> box does not have floppy nor cd drive. I used bootpd to load the new
Borrow a CD drive. Apart from DEC drives the Sun tabletops work very
well (also default to 512 byte blocks). And they are probably easier to
Groeten / Cheers,
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