Re: Beginners guide to alpha's&

Marc Singer (
Tue, 19 Nov 1996 23:29:12 -0800 (PST)

> >When I bought my Alpha, I started by scouring DEC's site for info about
> >SRM and the UDB. There is a manual, there, for SRM. I prefer to use it
> >because it supports BOOTP so I don't need a dummy partition at the start
> >of the hard drive and I can change kernels very quickly. I don't believe
> >that FMU works on UDBs. I tried and other's on the list have stated that
> >it isn't compatible.
> Where at DEC might I find info on SRM? My current understanding was
> that in all cases a small type 4 partition was needed for booting.

I put it on my server cause I couldn't tell you where I found it.


> Thanks for the jumpstart.

-- Marc Singer

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