Re: howto boot alpha via SRM without supported SCSI controller
Norbert Preining <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Hi all!
> I am looking for a method to boot our alpha after we have upgraded to a
> new SCSI controller, which isn't supported by the SRM console (Adaptec).
> (our alpha is CONFIG_PC164)
> Up to now I have collected the followng options:
> - Put aboot and kernel on a floppy, boot from floppy
> this is working, but I am not a big friend of it.
aboot and kernel on HD on onboard controller is another option.
That's how I boot my sx164.
> - Boot via network/bootp
> this doesn't work up to now, OTOH I want the alpha to be
> not dependent on another machine
Have you tried booting with aboot over the network. It's worked for
I wouldn't do that.