Subject: Re: The Nboot: prompt?
To: Anders Magnusson <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-vax
Date: 04/08/1996 23:16:08
On Mon, 8 Apr 1996, Anders Magnusson wrote:

> Lots of people have already answered this question, but...
> I have thought about inplement the same functionality to
> boot as most other ports have; i.e. the same as under FreeBSD,
> as a complement. (Support both B/3 and -a). Comments?
	I think this would be a very nice feature.

	Just got my uVaxII up with a 315Mb SCSI drive on an MSCP
	emulating controller, so I can _finally_ duplicate the
	boot tape Jason Downs sent me for anyone in the UK who
	wants it (Robin, your tape is in the post as soon as I clean
	the tape head & get a tape written without errors!)

	Only problem now is that I'm getting hard errors on the disk
	and I need to get the right scsi cable to get a terminal hooked
	into the prom on the controller board to map them out. (Yup
	hook a terminal up to three lines in the scsi cable and you
	get to talk to the controller prom... wierd, but cool :)

	Thanks to everyone who has put in work on netbsd/vax - especially
	Anders of course!

                   David/abs             (

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