Subject: Re: ISO boot problems
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 11/16/2003 08:03:20
In article <>,
Jimmie Houchin <> wrote:
>The server has the Arima RioWorks HDAMA motherboard with the Broadcom 
>5700 1gb nic and the Promise 20319 SATA.
>I have 4 250gb SATA drives connected.

I have a few machines with this board and they work fine.

>I downloaded the latest ISO and created a cd.
> From appearances the cd looks fine when put into a running system.
>But I can't boot from it.
>I get this error
>Error Disk read
>Did I do anything wrong on the CD?
>Do I need to burn another CD?
>I don't see anything wrong with this one.
>But I don't see what is on it that it would boot from?

I have no idea. I never booted from CD. I netbooted my machine.

>Does NetBSD work with my hardware described above?

>Is this a 64bit port? Does it run 64bit and 32bit apps?

yes and yes.

>Pardon my ignorance about NetBSD.
>Any help, advice and wisdom greatly appreciated.

I will try the CD myself next week and let you know. For now it seems your
best bet is to PXEboot.