Subject: Re: VAX 6400 booting saga: barred from using MULTINET (sigh!)
To: Brian Hechinger <>
From: Paul Thompson <>
List: port-vax
Date: 12/08/2001 15:19:58
On Sat, 8 Dec 2001, Brian Hechinger wrote:

> > On a side note, are there any benefits to the various EEPROM versions on the
> > different processors?  I don't believe my 6320 will autoboot with the
> > mismatching eeprom error I'm getting now, but I'd hate to erase a firmware
> > upgrade just because I don't know what I'm doing!
> whatever you do, be very careful.  but you may want to look into getting the
> eeproms the same.  at while you are at it, look at getting the latest versions
> too.

We ran for years with a 6000-530 without matching eeproms, no autoboot or 

Console = V3.00 RBDs = V3.00 EEPROM = 2.00/3.04  SN = AG93307590

?002D For Secondary Processor 5
?0054 EEPROM revision mismatch.  Secondary processor has revision 2.00/3.00