Subject: Re: VS3100 boot and graphics console.
To: None <>
From: Michael Kukat <>
List: port-vax
Date: 09/18/1998 07:27:09

>Good day,
>I've been out of the VAXen BSD for a while, but recently the interest was
>rekindled due to the arrival of a nifty little VS3100m76 + 19" color
>Sadly, I came to realize that there is no X support for this beast yet.
>Although I did notice the note that the graphical console IS supported now.

You got your m76 booting ? Mine has a problem, after getting the RARP reply,
the booter ends and the monitor outputs:
"?50SCB2NDINT". Anybody a suggestion ?

>I have two questions:
>1> How do I switch it to it's graphical console?
>It looks kind of funny having to sit on a little 14" monitor with a telnet
>besides this behemoth.

On the back of the VS is a little switch (right of the serial ports), down
is graphics console, up is serial console.

>2> What bootstraps should I use to make it's SCSI disks bootable?
>Can I use the xxboot straps, or do I need others? The disklabel program
>suggests sdboot as an appropriate choice, but it's not in the installation
>I'm using NetBSD 1.3.2 (naturally)
>Thank you.