Subject: Re: Network boot?
To: Neill Clift <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Anders Magnusson <email@example.com>
Date: 04/13/1996 14:58:54
> Now my real question. Can I boot unix using ethernet as I do to get VMS on my
> diskless 3900s? I assume its something to do with NFS. I run DECs UCX s/w on my
> main VAXstation running VMS so could I create a whole unix system on a VMS disk
> and have it served to one of the 3900s?
NetBSD/vax does not currently support root & swap over NFS.
It should be possible to mop-load a kernel, but I haven't thought
so much about it.
I also think that there can be a hard nut to crack to get UCX
act as NFS-serversystem for netbooted machines, but I don't know.