MOP bootable XXDP?

From: Ethan Dicks <>
Date: Tue Nov 9 12:04:45 1999

--- Chuck McManis <> wrote:
> At 08:27 PM 11/8/99 -0500, Tim wrote:
> >Hmm, you said XXDP in the title, then you ask about VAX in the body.
> >But no, I don't know of any net-bootable diagnostics for -11's or VAXen.
> :-) You know what I meant though. Basically a test harness that contains
> lots of tests for various subsystems in a VAX. You raise another
> interesting question which is, "Was there no way to boot an -11 over the
> networK?" I suspect the answer to that is no, there was no way. Too bad DEC
> didn't build a NMSCP that could be implemented on a network board.

You could net-boot an 11/23+ over various flavors of sync serial boards.

The problem is that most people don't have the sync modem eliminators, etc.,
to feed such beasts.


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