Subject: Re: New booter available
To: Brian D Chase <>
From: Anders Magnusson <>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/22/1999 22:41:14
> On Tue, 22 Jun 1999, Michael Kukat wrote:
> > I just compiled the current booter sources, here are the features:
> > 
> > The countdown works on nearly ALL CPUs (good Job, Ragge :-), except my
> > 4000 VLC :-( Support for VAX 4000/300 is included and tested, support for
> > VAX 4000/200 is included and should be tested. Jon, would you test it,
> > please. And please tell me, if the countdown works on the VAX 4000/200,
> > because this thing also has a SOC CPU. Maybe the countdown doesn't work on
> > this CPU yet. But if it prints messages and tries to boot... the first
> > step should be done.
> Ragge/Michael,
> Could you include the printing of a version string at the time the
> bootloader starts?  I would find this helpful in discussions about the
> bootloader (WRT keeping things straight between which versions have what
> problems on which systems). :-)
I'm working on the bootloader right now, so it's a "work in progress".
I hope that a lot of things will be better when this work is finished.

-- Ragge