Subject: Re: Again: Booting a Vax-Server 3100 with NetBSD-1.4
To: NetBSD/vax Mailing List <>
From: Brian D Chase <>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/18/1999 14:32:21
Argh... I know was posted here eons ago when we first got the PIO SCSI
stuff working, but what's the boot syntax for using the built-in ROM I/O
routines for booting up NetBSD from SCSI disks?


On Fri, 18 Jun 1999, Jan Mueller wrote:

> After giving up to create a bootable tape, i tried netboot without
> success too. So i put the rz24 out of the vax and connected it to a
> Pmax (NetBSD-1.3.3) and labeled it : 
> # disklabel -w -B -b  /usr/mdec/hpboot /dev/rz2 rz24 
> After that i newfs'd the partitions and
> untarred the binary-sets.
> Booting the disk in the vax gives this repeating error:
>  83 BOOT SYS
> ?50 SCB2NDINT, DKA200
> Isn't it possible to create a bootable disk for a vax with a
> Decstation or do i need a pmax-version of edlabel ?
> Or is my machine (VaxServer 3100, Model: DJ-31ESA-A, CPU: KA41,
> Series BA42B) not supported at all ?

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