Looking for WWENG2.SYS for DECserver 900TM
Mark G Thomas
Mark at Misty.com
Fri Dec 5 17:28:07 CST 2014
On Fri, Dec 05, 2014 at 06:50:35PM -0000, Robert Jarratt wrote:
> > Does anyone know how to extract one of these from the flash card?
> > I've got a 900TM booting from flash with version 2.4 WWENG2.SYS on the
> > but I can't figure out how to copy it off the card for another 900TM.
> > I obtained a second 900TM that didn't have a card included. I won a
> > Melcard 2MB F·E²PROM MEMORY Card MF82M1-77DAT01" on e-bay, which is
> > identical to what DEC provided, and successfully booted and loaded
> > version 2.2, which I believe is the 1646592 byte version supervinx also
> > My 900TM with 2.4 works better than the other one booting 2.2. If anyone
> > any info on reading WWENG2.SYS 2.4 off my working unit, please let me
> I tried looking for one of these cards on Ebay in the UK and drew a blank. I
> tried a few alternative searches too, but still got nowhere. Is there
> anything else I could look for that would do the same thing? If so, how do
> you get the software onto the card?
I found some discussion of card compatibility here:
You should be able to hit CTRL-B a couple times on the first serial
port during power up to get to a ">>>" prompt, then do something
>>> INIT FROM ETHER IMAGE WWENG2 UPDATE FLASH DELAY 0
I had some trouble getting to the ">>>" prompt successfully, but
once there, had no trouble netbooting and updating the flash.
Mark G. Thomas (Mark at Misty.com), KC3DRE
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