Subject: Re: SRM Update
To: Wolfgang Rupp <>
From: Lars <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 07/23/2001 12:44:37
Anyone got an iso of a update cd or something..
or do i have to order it from compaq...



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On Fri, 20 Jul 2001, Wolfgang Rupp wrote:

> Lars wrote:
> > How do i update the SRM the easiest way ?
> > I have NetBSD 1.5.1 on the Alpha and various
> > Linux systems running slackware, i read
> > the doc's on and mostly all speak
> > about VMS, and True64 ways of upgrading.
> The easiest way is to use the latest Compaq firmware CD. Just boot
> it, it's menu driven. 
> The next best thing is to write the firmware update boot diskette on
> a Tru64 system, then boot that diskette. I am not aware of a way to
> write it on Linux (tried, didn't work) or BSD (didn't try).
> In case your system has a shot firmware, there is an emergency mode
> that autoboots the firmware update program from CD or diskette. How
> to get there depends on the system.
> Wolfgang