Subject: Re: need an ecoff
To: Phife <aca3@MIT.EDU>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 08/15/1999 10:44:39
Jonathan Stone wrote:

> >It was the install kernel i was looking for, thanks. However, it seems that 
> >was not the problem. The symptom is after the install kernel is downloaded, it
> > 
> >is decompressed and things seem to be going fine. Then it says, very quickly, 
> >something like "pported console found on slot 0, trying serial console". Then 
> >the screen immediately goes blank. The end. Can i not finish the install with 
> >my current dispay? Or maybe i have an unsupported display card?
> >
> >>>cnfg
> >3: KN02-BA   DEC   V5.7e   ...
> >0: PMAG-CA   DEC   V5.3a   TCF0  (PX -- D=8)
> the pmag-c is not supported in 1.4. I dont know if it got pulled up to 1.4.1;
> ad would know.

I don't think so, but don't give up yet!  There was a 1.4 test kernel
with support for your graphics card.  Look at


Even though this is a 1.4 install kernel (an ECOFF one), you can still
point it at the 1.4.1 snapshot so that 1.4.1 gets installed.