Digital AXPpci33 "noname" questions

From: Doc Shipley <>
Date: Tue Jan 21 19:15:50 2003

On Tue, 21 Jan 2003, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> So... does anyone know where I can find a reference to which network
> cards are supported for network boot? I have all the common cards
> like NE2000s, 3C509s, 8013s, etc., and a few PCI cards. I even have
> a card in there now with a DEC 21143-PA chip, but the ROMs don't seem
> to like it. Alternatively, in a similar vein to what someone else
> recently requested for their Multia, can someone on the list make a
> raw disk image I can "dd" onto a blank floppy? The Unix technique
> on the HP webpage requires a Digital Unix binary program to convert
> the firmare utility file to some other format and I can't do it from
> Linux or Solaris.

  I have a PCI 10mbit card I'll loan you... it's a 21042, IIRC, but it
came out of an Aspen Alpine, and oughta netboot on any DEC board.
  Or, fact is, installing Tru64 on the PWS is one of the "if I ever get
home" priority projects. If nobody makes you a dd image in two weeks,
remind me.

Received on Tue Jan 21 2003 - 19:15:50 GMT

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