Subject: Re: Problem 2: Can I boot a HP300 from a PC running DOS??
To: Fletcher Christian <>
From: Scott Reynolds <>
List: port-hp300
Date: 08/19/1996 10:30:27
On Sat, 17 Aug 1996, Fletcher Christian wrote:

>                I have a 286 with TCPIP and ethernet which I use as a  
> methord of loading stuff onto my Sun ELC. Can this machine be used as a  
> bootp server to load NetBSD on to my HP360???

NetBSD relies on RARP and an HP-specific remote boot protocol.  Also, once
it gets started, you'd need an NFS server to mount the filesystems from...

In short, I don't think there is a way to do it from the 286.