> Date: Mon, 18 May 1998 18:56:23 +0200 (MEST)
> From: Harald Koerfgen <email@example.com>
> To: Kristoff Bonne <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: RE: linux on PERSONAL DECstation5000/33
> > It is clear that the kernels are in a different format. (I guess the
> > *BSD-kernels are a.out, or is that still another format).
> I have never done anything with *BSD and I don't know how the *BSD booting
> process works. What I do know is that there is a program "elf2ecoff" in the
> *BSD distribution, I have done some experiments with this but had no sucess in
> converting an ELF Kernel Image into something that the DEC PROM accepts.
OK, but what is the 'normal' boot-process for linux/mips for a personal
Is it possible to boot from a disk, or do we mandatory need a TFTP-boot-server?
(a bit of a 'stupid' thing a most of the decstatiosn don't seem to boot over
TFTP ;-) )
Should it help if I where to place a ultrix-boot on the disk?
Many thanks and
Cheerio! Kr. Bonne.
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