Burnable, patched Microvax-2000 SCSI-boot EPROM images?

dave.g4ugm at gmail.com dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Mon Sep 20 16:24:48 CDT 2021

Do you know what type of ROM/PROM is needed 


> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk <cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org> On Behalf Of Jonathan Stone
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> Sent: 20 September 2021 20:02
> To: cctalk at classiccmp.org; port-vax at netbsd.org
> Subject: Burnable, patched Microvax-2000 SCSI-boot EPROM images?
> I recently rescued two Microvax-2000s but both have dead RD53s.  Does
> anyone have a ROMable image of the Microvax 2000/Vaxstation 2000 boot-
> PROM patches from Wolfgang Moeller
> at http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/vms/pk2k/ ?   I'm looking to install NetBSD, not
> VMS and I don't have any VMS systems on which to run PATCH.   Microvax
> 2000 specs say it can sustain 3.3MB/s I/O, which has to be via the SCSI
> interface.  So a SCSI emulator should be significantly higher performance
> than an MFM drive (either 30+ year old drive, or emulator).
> Web-searching shows a Sean O'Banion has burned the PROMs successfully; I
> haven't yet found other names.
> If someone is willing to burn at least one set of EPROMs for me, I'd pay for
> the service (either ship EPROMS, or pay for them).

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