Subject: Re: Test kernel available
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Michael Kukat <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/15/2001 20:11:00
On Mon, 15 Jan 2001, Brian Hechinger wrote:
> ah, NetBSD knows about NFS, but the ROM doesn't have a clue. something has to
> exist to get the kernel/bootloader onto the system which then understands NFS.
> in this case we are using MOP, which is just a replacement for tftp. i can
> netboot my DECstations using my choice of MOP of TFTP, so it's just one more
VAXen never knew about TFTP to boot systems AFAIK. MOP is the way to boot them.
> i'll probably just build a MOP server on my sparc20 since a lot of the ROM
> versions for the DECstations are buggy with tftp. plus this new problem of
> not being able to use the tftp server provided with solaris >= 7 (haven't tried
> a copy of the 2.6 tftpd, and i'm pretty sure the one from 2.5.1 works)
Don't think about DECstations... VAXen are _VERY_ different.
> i'll report success/failure later today sometime.
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in Windows, you sometimes see the real scene, when the fakes go out for lunch.