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Re: OpenBSD on a 5000-240
- To: tech_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: OpenBSD on a 5000-240
- From: Daniel Colpi <colpi_(_at_)_purdue_(_dot_)_edu>
- Date: Thu, 14 May 1998 16:43:44 -0500 (EST)
- Cc: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Delivery-date: Thu May 14 14:48:29 1998
Nevermind, sorry guys
On Thu, 14 May 1998, Daniel Colpi wrote:
> I am trying to install OpenBSD on a DEC500-240 by coping files from a
> DEC 3100. My first attempt at just getting the thing to boot from the
> drive I walked over there failed due to the mouse/keyboard problem.
> I got the patch nessary to fix this and compiled a kernal. I walked the
> drive over again and tried to get it to boot. This time, it didn't boot
> either, failing for a defferent reason each time I tried it. The first
> time it hung after an ifconfig error, the second the disks would not sync,
> the third the same as the second but it decided to crash sooner.
> I tried to boot the new GENERIC kernal on the 3100, with much the same
> One thing to note, origionally OpenBSD was compiled and installed at
> version 2.1 on a DEC 3100. I have succeded in "copying" this version to
> many other 3100's and a DEC 5000-200. When I compiled the patched kernal
> for the 5000-240 it said it was version 2.3 (this is probally due to
> source updates). Is there some sort of problem with a 2.3 kernal and 2.1
> files and programs? Is there a way I can fix this? Is there any way I
> will be able to get Ultrix off of this DEC 5000-240? Is there any hope at
> Any tips, success stories, solutions welcome.
> Thank you in advance for you time and effort.
> Daniel Colpi
> Purdue University
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