Another happy customer (was Re: [pups] Bootable media for 2.11BSD)
dfevans at bbcr.uwaterloo.ca
Sun Feb 9 07:47:57 AEST 2003
On Sat, Feb 08, 2003 at 10:48:36AM -0800, Ian King wrote:
> It's amazing what happens when you follow the directions - thanks for your
> help, folks. I have 2.11BSD up and running on my 11/73 (booted off the
> disk, even), and it's currently untarring the last big chunk of /usr/src.
> I also
> need to dig into the machine a bit more - the bootloader tells me I have an
> 11/83, so I'm suspecting the CPU was changed at some point.
A KDJ-11B CPU board (quad height) with Qbus memory is an 11/73, while a
KDJ-11B CPU with PMI memory is an 11/83. The boot loaded likely just
identifies the CPU board type and assumes a /83. It would only claim a
/73 if it were running on a KDB-11 (dual height) card.
David Evans (NeXTMail/MIME OK) dfevans at bbcr.uwaterloo.ca
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