Subject: Re: VS4k90 PROM damage / Re: boot errors on VS4000
To: None <>
From: Lieven Blancke <>
List: port-vax
Date: 03/10/2002 17:56:19 wrote:
> On  9 Mar, Lieven Blancke wrote:
> > When my VS4000/96 boots, i get the following errors:
> > ?? 003   3        DZ 0112
> Keyboard not present error?

I can type "boot", so the keyboard works.

> > ?? 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.

Hey, I am really disappointed here! NetBSD puts this hardware on their
"Supported System Models" list, and it does permanent damage to the PROM?
Somehow, I feel ripped off.

Is this PROM damage really an issue? When I type "boot" NetBSD seems to work

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