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

Chris Zach cz at alembic.crystel.com
Tue Sep 21 10:44:01 CDT 2021

He could also just fix the RD53 and boot off that, then transfer to the 
much faster SCSI. I still keep the RX02's around on my pdp11 because I 
can boot BRU64k for tape backups. It works. :-)

On 9/21/2021 10:39 AM, Peter Coghlan via cctalk wrote:
> If you want to try other options, maybe you could put some minimal boot
> code on a MOP server and have your MV2000 boot from that over the network
> before it tries to access your SCSI disk?  Or put some code on a floppy disk
> and boot from that?  If you have a suitable adapter cable, you can plug a
> 5.25in HD floppy drive into your MV2000 provided it can be jumpered suitably
> to look line an RX33.  My experience with random PC drives says some can
> and some can't.  A 3.5in drive can also be used but the ROMs are expecting
> an RX33 so an RX33 disk image should be written to the 3.5in floppy.
> Regards,
> Peter Coghlan.

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