How do I get into bios on a Dec Alpha 255.  I need to change the boot device sequence so I can boot from CD.

Posted on 2009-04-24
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
How do I get into bios on a Dec Alpha 255.  I need to change the boot device sequence so I can boot from CD.
Question by:SPPD
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    It depends if you have AlphaBIOS or SRM firmware.
    To install Linux or BSD you need to replace AlphaBIOS with SRM.
    Also make sure you use low-speed CD-RW or CD-R recorded at slow speed for alpha CD-ROM to read it. Sometimes only factory CD-s will work.

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