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Re: OpenBSD on a 5000-240

Nevermind, sorry guys


On Thu, 14 May 1998, Daniel Colpi wrote:

> Greetings,
> 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
> success.
> 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
> all?
> Any tips, success stories, solutions welcome.
> Thank you in advance for you time and effort.
> Daniel Colpi
> Purdue University