Subject: Re: Booting a CD-ROM on PC164 via 53c810
To: Kevin P. Neal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wilko Bulte <email@example.com>
Date: 06/13/2000 19:38:19
On Tue, Jun 13, 2000 at 08:55:09AM -0400, Kevin P. Neal wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 13, 2000 at 01:31:20AM -0400, Curt Sampson wrote:
> > I've got a 53c810 in my PC164 with a couple of CD-ROM drives hanging off
> > it. For some reason, they often give me:
> > >>>show dev
> > dka0.0.0.7.0 DKA0 CD-R/RW RW7040S 1.10
> > dka600.6.0.7.0 DKA600 PIONEER CD-ROM DR-124X 1.01
> > dqa0.0.0.11.0 DQA0 QUANTUM FIREBALL EX3.2A A0A.0D00
> > dva0.0.0.0.1 DVA0
> > pka0.7.0.7.0 PKA0 SCSI Bus ID 7
> > >>>boot dka0
> > (boot dka0.0.0.7.0 -flags 0)
> > dka0.0.0.7.0 has no media present or is disabled via the RUN/STOP switch
> > failed to open dka0.0.0.7.0
> > >>>
> > This is with media present, and both drives have done this, though
> > on other ocassions I get different errors. The disk I burned has
> > an ISO image that apparently boots on other Alpha systems. Thoughts?
> It doesn't like you. Do you ever get reboots when trying to boot off
> the CD? Any CD?
> My AS 200 4/233 did the same thing. I swapped out the RRD45 for an RRD43
> and it worked.
> It wouldn't boot from CD's like the DEC firmware CD, or a 4.0F DU CD.
> The -43 works just fine.
The RRD45 did report as a RRD45 right? By installing/removing the parity
jumper you can select Toshiba/DEC mode.
Wilko Bulte http://www.freebsd.org "Do, or do not. There is no try"
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