Re: Netbooting a PDP-11
John Wilson wrote:
>From: "Charles H. Dickman" <email@example.com>
>>Does BOOT XH: work with the DELQA? All I have ever gotten is "Error 20
>>Controller Error". This is on a KDJ11-B with V8.0 roms.
>>I thought I read someplace that the boot code was missing on the DELQA,
>>because it was intended for uVAXen.
>FWIW, page 3-28 of the DELQA manual describes the boot/diag command and
>it looks like they expect it to work. There's enough specific talk about
>differences from the DEQNA to make it look like it's not just a cut & paste
>from the DEQNA manual, and there's a note pointing out that the code loaded
>is PDP-11 code and is therefore useless on VAXen.
I found the DELQA manual and noted the same thing. It even describes how
the boot roms are supposed to be compatible with either the DEQNA or the
So under what conditions does BOOT XH: actually work?
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