Subject: Re: I booted the bugger!
To: Mauricio Tavares <>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: port-pmax
Date: 08/07/1999 00:49:27
In message <>,
Mauricio Tavares writes:

>>>boot 6/tftp
>Copyright (c) 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
>    The NetBSD Foundation, Inc.  All rights reserved.
>Copyright (c) 1982, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993
>    The Regents of the University of California.  All rights reserved.
>NetBSD 1.4.1 (RAMDISK) #15: Sat Jul 17 02:18:16 EST 1999
>    root@vlad:/usr/src/sys/arch/pmax/compile/RAMDISK
>DECstation 5000/200 (3MAX)
>real mem  = 16777216
>avail mem = 11186176
>using 409 buffers containing 1675264 bytes of memory
>mainbus0 (root)
>cpu0 at mainbus0: cpu0: MIPS R3000 CPU Rev. 2.0 with MIPS R3010 FPC Rev. 3.0
>cpu0: 64kb Instruction, 64kb Data, direct mapped cache
>tc0 at mainbus0: 25 MHz clock
>ioasic0 at tc0 slot 7 offset 0x0
>dc0 at ioasic0 offset 0x200000
>mcclock0 at ioasic0 offset 0x280000: mc146818 or compatible
>le0 at tc0 slot 6 offset 0x0: address 08:00:2b:17:91:25
>le0: 32 receive buffers, 8 transmit buffers
>asc0 at tc0 slot 5 offset 0x0 (bus speed: 25 MHz) : target 7
>Beginning old-style SCSI device autoconfiguration
>md0: internal 2048K image area
>boot device: <unknown>
>root on md0a dumps on md0b
>WARNING: clock gained 20 days -- CHECK AND RESET THE DATE!
>root file system type: ffs
>Terminal type? [rcons]

Great, good to know you got there in the end.
I trust the install went OK after that.

However, most of us get that far immediately after cabling up the
Ethernet and adding a dhcpd.conf or bootptab entry.
Was there something special you had to do to placate the Cabletron
bootp/tftp software?