Subject: Re: Test kernel available
To: None <>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
List: port-vax
Date: 01/16/2001 00:50:22
On Mon, 15 Jan 2001 wrote:

> On 15 Jan, Michael Kukat wrote:
> > VAXen never knew about TFTP to boot systems AFAIK. 
> > MOP is the way to boot them.
> I think you know that there is an exception: The VXT2000. It is a VAX
> based Xterminal and it can boot via bootp/dhcp and tftp. The software it
> runs looks like a striped down version of VMS. 

Did the VXT2000 even contain a VAX? :-)
Well, if it did, I suspect the software was VAXELN anyhow.

> p.s. Didn't you investigate the possibility to run NetBSD on this "VAX"
> some time ago?

Wasn't that VXT1200 (or whatever some older X-terminal was called), which
was more or less a 3100 in another package... Oh, and that one probably
only booted through mop. :-)


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