Subject: Re: Netbooting a VAXstation 3500
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Devin Rubia <email@example.com>
Date: 09/17/1998 17:28:55
On 17 Sep 98, at 12:54, Olaf Seibert wrote:
> In <199809170616.DAA25017@firma.thezone.net> "Devin Rubia" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > 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.
Nope, no go. This is all I get
Ultrixboot (using VMB version 13)
Loading (a)vmunix ...
text = 517904
data = 224252
bss = 168568
Starting at 0x208d
At which point it hangs. Perhaps the single user console is going
to the (non-existant) monitor.