On 09-Feb-99 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I just scored a lab of dec5000/25's for our department to use as
> xterminals and I was wondering on the status of linux on them.
> The tftp instructions are quite clear, great work!!!
> I tried:
> dec_vmlinux.2.1.14.test4.gz. . . [May 18 1997] 249k
> dec_vmlinux.gz . . . . . . . . . [Jan 8 1996] 231k
> 2.1.14 seemed to boot ok, but dec_vmlinux got to the calibrating part
> and then hung. :( These images are quite old and I was wondering if
> development of this linux port has stopped.
> No point trying to work out how to boot diskless them if the kernel
> doesnt fly....
You may want to visit http://decstation.unix-ag.org. There has been quite
some progress since the good ol' 2.1.14 days :-).