Subject: Re: VS4k90 PROM damage / Re: boot errors on VS4000
To: None <>
From: Kenneth Dunn <>
List: port-vax
Date: 03/10/2002 15:47:26
On Sat, 9 Mar 2002 wrote:

> > ?? 000   8       SYS 0512
> This is the "my PROM was damaged by NetBSD" error. Yes. NetBSD does
> permanet damage to the VS4k90 PROM. Unfortunately nobody was able to
> track this down and to work out a solution for this up to now. 

I have a prefectly good VS4000/96 I'd like install NetBSD on, but am 
worried about the PROM getting nuked. Is there a fix available for it
like here and now ?
I know very little about VAX hardware, would it be possible for me
to dump the contents of the PROM to file for future restore ?