Subject: Re: Netbooting a VAXstation 3500
To: None <,>
From: Olaf Seibert <>
List: port-vax
Date: 09/17/1998 12:54:00
In <> "Devin Rubia" <> writes:

>  Well, I've got my console working, so now on to step 2.
>  Has anyone written a standalone driver for the DELQA ethernet 
>adaptor yet.  I will need one as netbooting seems to be the only way 
>I can install at the moment.
>  My options are very limited as to how to get NetBSD on this 
>machine.  I have no access to the current OS (Ultrix) as it doesn't 
>give me a login on the console and I don't have a monitor.  There is 

You say you have a console, so you can boot Ultrix in single-user mode.
I think it is

>>> B/2		where 2 is RB_SINGLE.

Then you can change the root password so you have proper access to
Ultrix at least.

>a TK70 in the machine but I have no source for tapes or a way of 
>creating a boot tape anyway.
>  Any ideas?

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