Subject: Re: boot blocks
To: John Hayward <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-vax
Date: 10/03/2000 15:17:55
On Tue, 3 Oct 2000, John Hayward wrote:

> I had a couple of problems - I had unpacked the i386 ALPHA2 sets on my vax
> (-{ (big problem) and in switching between net booting and attempting to
> boot off the disk entered netbsd for the boot file when the boot flag was
> on to prompt for the boot file.  I have since unpacked the vax sets, a
> kernel which has the dma offset removed and turned off the boot flag and I
> can boot ALPHA2 on my M3100.  It seems faster than running of the network
> (maybe because I could hear the disks doing stuff).
	Excellent news :)

> I'd still like to know if any one has docs on how the DMA should work on
> the 3100 - I'm concerned that the tkxx drive hanging off the scsiA chain
> might have dma problems with disks doing dma on the scsiB chain.  I need
> to clean my tkxx drives to see if I can get them to work but this is a
> lower priority item for me.

	Do you have a spare disk you can hang off the scsiA chain to
	test them both in parallel?