Re: Multia Firmware

Maurice Hilarius (maurice@ellpspace.math.ualberta.ca)
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 18:43:04 -0700

At 05:45 hrs. 11-27-96 -0500, you wrote:
>> I have a Multia and I would like to know where I can get the latest
>> firmware for it.
>>
>Beware....
>I bought an UDB from OSR around August and as soon as I received it, I
>upgraded its firmware as per a post on this mailing list regarding
>firmware's availability on a digital.com site (Gatekeeper?)
>Anyhow, after I upgraded it, the machine never came back from the dead...
>it would beep, spin the floppy drive (the hard disk hadn't an OS installed
>on it) and that was it.. the supplier played stupid and it was only a few
>days ago (after dealing with the credit card company for months ) that I
>got most of my money refunded... so, heed the warning of a traumatized
>firmware upgrader.. be very careful.
>
>Even after this horrible experience, I'm about to order the 233Mhz
>(overclocked to 266Mhz)... Has anyone upgraded this machine's factory
>firmware with the ones offered by Digital over FTP? Can you provide an
>exact URL into the images that you used?
>
>
>> Thank you,
>> Miguel Rivera
>> miguel@netwave.net
>
>Jose R.
>cord2403@cslab.engr.ccny.cuny.edu
I have used the firmware on :
ftp://ftp.digital.com/pub/DEC/Alpha/firmware/interim/udb/
to upgrade UDB 166MHz and noname axpPCI33 233MHz. They work fine.

Cheers,
Maurice

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