Subject: Re: [ot] Netbooting VMS Install
To: meltie <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: port-vax
Date: 07/08/2003 21:20:51
At 05:09 PM 7/8/2003, meltie wrote:
>Hi guys
>I know this isn't a port-VAX issue but you're about the biggest single
>collection of VAX geeks I can think of, so apologies in advance and skip this
>mail now if what i've explained offends...
>I'm currently thinking of putting OpenVMS onto a machine around here for 
>and i'm wondering if it is possible to netboot a VAX from an OpenVMS
>installation CD mounted in a linux box, over MOP or TFTP...? (apologies again
>for knowing little about ODS CDROMs...)

Not possible.  Linux doesn't speak the required protocols to make VMS
access the remote CD.

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