Subject: Re: Help needed. netbsd on a VAX4000-105A
To: =?iso-8859-1?Q?=22L=FCck=2C_Bernhard=22?= <>
From: Michael Kukat <>
List: port-vax
Date: 07/04/2001 19:17:47
Hi !

On Wed, 4 Jul 2001, "L=FCck, Bernhard" wrote:
> Hardware:
> VAX 4000-105A with

Not really old. Very nice! But only supported in -current. Works stable her=
had an uptime of 40 days before the firestorm some days ago, where the powe=
was interrupted :(

> 3 x DSSI Drives RF36=09=09(DIA0,DIA1,DIA2)

Not supported (currently)

> 1 x SCSI CDROM RRD43=09(DKA400)


> 1 x Ethernet Interface=09=09(EZA0)


> no Floppy Disk Drive.
> 64 MB Main Memory and only an VT-Term.

Very good

> I found an bootable CD-Image of netbsd 1.5
> put it onto the CD =
> booted the vax form device dka400 with the monitor command "boot dka400:"=
> After that i've got these Messages.
> (BOOT/R5:0 DKA400:)
>  2..
>  -DKA400
>  1..0..
> thats all. Then the machine hangs or somthing else. How can I check that =
> CD-Drive is working properly. I have no documenation or other media to te=
> the CD-drive.

Of course. a) booting of the SCSI devices currently doesn't work, and i did=
find the time to fix this. But 1.5 will definitely not work out of the box,
you need to get the -current kernel at least, and if you install the machin=
from scratch, it might be the best idea to also get the userland for this


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