Subject: Re: Test kernel available
To: None <>
From: Mattias Nordlund <>
List: port-vax
Date: 01/16/2001 08:25:02
On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 05:09:15PM -0500, Brian Hechinger wrote:
> drunkenly mumbled...
> > 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. 
> hmm, speaking of.....
> i've got a VXT2000+ here, and a copy of the software it runs.  the guy i got
> it from was convinced that it was only possible to boot this thing from another
> Ultrix/VMS machine, but stated that he didn't really know anything about
> NetBSD.  

It will boot from anything running mop, just give it the kernel (VXT.SYS) as you load the bootloader for VAX, you can do a T/UTIL 1 to reset the nvram on the VXT2000+. 

Wery nice X-terminals.