Subject: Re: NetBSD Support for uVAX 3100/80
To: Port Vax <>
From: Benjamin Gardiner <>
List: port-vax
Date: 04/15/2002 16:22:51
On Sun, 14 Apr 2002, Chuck McManis wrote:

> Would it be possible for you to dump the monitor FLASH? I've got a friend 
> with a 3100/80 that has some weird abbreviated VMB that doesn't do anything 
> useful.
> --Chuck
> At 03:13 PM 4/15/02 +1000, you wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I have just aquired a uVAX 3100/80, with decent amount of disk space,
> >drive that takes the TK50 tapes, and a tape drive that takes the dat style
> >tapes. It also has 72Mb of memory.
> >
> >What would be the best way to install NetBSD onto this machine, I do have
> >an external scsi drive which I could use, (I understand that there may be
> >an issue with booting with this cdrom) making a boot tape, and then
> >installing via NFS, or doing the whole thing via the network with the mop
> >server.
> >
> >Thanks
> >
> >Benjamim
Posibly, I need to get an os with tcp/ip networking installed first, the 
version of vms installed on the machine has no tcp/ip support. 

How would I go about doing this once I have the machine running Net/BSD?