Subject: Re: MicroVax II netbooting
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: bart sikkes <email@example.com>
Date: 10/10/2000 16:09:34
Ok, this comes as a major shock to us :)
Because with the HOWTO we had a nice step by step instruction what to do and
what to put in certain files. Now were flying free not sure anymore what
programs we have to use and so on.
Is there someone who can help us get on track again? The best would be
someone who also has netbooted a microvax like this one.
Some of the questions we have are (some are maybe stupid, but just to be
do we still need:
And are settings for these programs different from the previous attempts?
As far as we understand we have to stop using bootparamd and start using
bootpd. I have read the man pages for bootpd but some things are not really
clear. By the bootparamd we used this file "/etc/bootparams" which contained
Now we have to use "/etc/bootptab" which we made like this:
Is that ok? And is there more we have to do?
>Yes, it's very outdated. Almost to the point of being useless, except for
>maybe gleening the general high level flow of what needs to happen.