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Re: DECstation bootloader

Subject: Re: DECstation bootloader
From: "Houten K.H.C. van (Karel)" <>
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 1999 09:33:09 +0200
In-reply-to: "Your message of Tue, 30 Mar 1999 18:06:23 PDT." <>
Warner Losh wrote:

> In message <> Thomas Bogendoerfer writes:
> : I doubt it, but it may already boot ECOFF kernels. And even if this doesn't
> : work, you should be able to use the ELF loading stuff, I've added to
> : a NetBSD bootloader derivate for my Sun 3/80. I'm also looking into adding
> : ext2fs support to it, but this has to wait at the moment.
> NetBSD/pmax's boot blocks will boot ELF, ECOFF and a.out kernels from
> ufs partitions.
> Warner

I tried the ELF kernel, and it did start the (linux) loader, but did NOT
start the kernel itself.

Karel van Houten

The box said "Requires Windows 95 or better."
I can't understand why it won't work on my Linux computer. 

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