Subject: Re: Netboot on a VAXstationII
To: None <>
From: emanuel stiebler <>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/18/1999 15:20:16

-----Original Message-----
From: Cthulhu <>
To: NetBSD VAX Port <>
Date: Friday, June 18, 1999 2:28 PM
Subject: Netboot on a VAXstationII

>Reading the HOWTO about netbooting NetBSD on a VAX, I've found a little
>paragraph saying that only one type of ethernet card is supported to
>netboot a VAX.
>I have a DEQNA, and it is listed as not supported.

It works ;-))

>Maybe this HOWTO is a little outdated, and in the meanwhile NetBSD 1.4 is
>able to handle a DEQNA in the netboot configuration?


>I can't still make tries, I have to rebuild the AUI connector for the
>DEQNA. Someone at the scrapyard had stolen it. :(


>Howevere, other VAX users were able to explain wiring, so it's just a
>matter of time...

>P.S.: it is a VAXstationII/GPX, 9MB, RD53, DEQNA, TK50, VCB02 (4 planes,
>removed, no monitor avaliable).

No rqdx3 ?

>P.S.: yes, installing the TK50 in the 4000-300, I could be able to write a
>boot tape. But wheather is becaming too hot for this job. :)

4000-300 ?
Is not warm, is COOL ;-))

have fun,