Re: DEC Alpha 2000-300 Install

Jim Paradis (
Thu, 21 Nov 1996 18:27:03 -0500 (EST)

> I have tried about a dozen ways to get milo to boot but to no avail. I get
> to the point where it says it is swapping PAL ... and then NOTHING. The
> docs have been read and re-read. I've tried gatekeeper's stuff and Redhat
> 4.0's stuff. Redhat's seem to get me farther. Can anyone help shed some
> light so I can use this fine equipment?

You cannot use MILO on this model of Alpha. You must boot from SRM

If nobody else has addressed your problem, write me back and I will
send you a special custom verrsion of the Red Hat 4.0 CD that I know will
work with the DEC 2000A. Of course, I have not tried this in a
"headless" configuration (i.ei with a serial console rather than a
VGA and keyboard. You may have to borrow these to perform the

Jim Paradis (        "It's not procrastination, 
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