Subject: Re: mopd and byte order
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <email@example.com>
Date: 03/01/2002 01:51:26
On Fri, Mar 01, 2002 at 07:44:54AM +0100, Blaz Zupan wrote:
> > It should work, yes. However, I'm not sure anyone has ever MOP booted
> > NetBSD/pmax -- generally, bootp/tftp :-)
> I know, but my boot proms don't allow it at all. Interesting enough, when I
> try "boot 3/mop" with mopd running on NetBSD/sparc, I can see the DECstation
> requesting the correct file, mopd displays info about the file (the file was
> converted from elf to aout), but then I just a register dump on the
> DECstation. I thought it might be an endianess problem.
I don't believe our MOP server code actually understands pmax. I thought
it was VAX only? Or is it the other way around?
I doubt the DECstation boot monitor will like an a.out image, anyway; the
native Ultrix executable format was ECOFF.
Thor Lancelot Simon firstname.lastname@example.org
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