Subject: Re: Problem solved: SRM complains RRD45 won't START.
To: Kevin P. Neal <>
From: Wilko Bulte <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/21/2000 21:09:42
On Wed, Jun 21, 2000 at 12:03:39AM -0400, Kevin P. Neal wrote:
> To continue the thread last week about the SRM not booting from
> some CD-ROM drives because they won't START (or whatever the error
> specifically was), I now have a better idea of why I had this problem.
> My RRD45 that wouldn't boot my AS 200 but used to work (in fact, the 
> machine shipped to me with the drive working) now does not work in
> another machine at all. 
> NT on a PC (AMD 100 MHz VESA machine, Adaptec SCSI) will not work
> with the drive either. 
> Smells like a drive that went bad. 

Long shot but maybe worth trying: I once resurrected a RRD45 by removing the
cover and removing the accumulated dust (esp. from the CD laser lens)

Wilko Bulte  "Do, or do not. There is no try"	Yoda - The Empire Strikes Back