Subject: Re: VS4k90 PROM damage / Re: boot errors on VS4000
To: Anders Magnusson <>
From: Chuck McManis <>
List: port-vax
Date: 03/10/2002 20:20:51
Hey Ragge,

I've got a VS4K90 that "developed" this problem simply by netbooting NetBSD 
on it. Its a real problem and does deserve mention on the web page...


At 07:41 PM 3/10/02 +0100, Anders Magnusson wrote:
> >
> > 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.
> >
>I haven't been able to actually reproduce the problem, and at least
>one of my machines had this problem even before I installed NetBSD
>on it. Dumping the prom before and after I installed NetBSD showed
>no difference, so it may as well be something else.
>-- Ragge