Alpha lx164 from Alphabios to SRM
obrien at FreeBSD.org
Sat Oct 30 23:16:37 PDT 2004
On Fri, Oct 29, 2004 at 03:19:09PM -0000, jalovell at knology.net wrote:
> I know this must have been gone over so many times, but I don't know how to
> search the mailing list archive to find the answer. OK I just aquired a
> 164lx setup and it previously had windows NT so it was running alphabios.
> Well, I found out what I have to do is get SRM console on, so I read
> instructions and download the firmware program, renaming it to fwupdate.exe
I'm not sure you have to update the firmware on a 164LX. I don't recall
what I did on mine, but I think the ROM might be big enough that it has
both AlphaBIOS and SRM in it. Did you try switching to SRM in the
AlphaBIOS configuration menus?
-- David (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
More information about the freebsd-alpha