Subject: Re: Bare bones pmax
To: Alex White <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christian Nilsson <email@example.com>
Date: 04/29/2002 19:45:41
Wether it netboots or not depends on the PROM-version (there is a list on
the NetBSD-pmax pages). My DS3100 netboots without any problems, I was
even running it disk-less, untill my monitor started sounding strange and
smelling like burning electronics that is...
But, I've never managed to get it to net-boot from a linux machine (only
tried x86), but it works great from different flavours of bsd on different
On 29 Apr 2002, Alex White wrote:
> Hi guys, i've got a bare (no OS) DECStation 3100 here, with both a CDROM
> that'll work with it and the optional floppy drive. I understand that
> there is no way to get NetBSD onto the machine as it refuses to netboot
> - is this true? if so, does anyone have an Ultrix install CD knocking
> My computer's heavier than yours.