Subject: Re: next68k port status?
To: Brian Willoughby <>
From: Michael Wolfson <>
List: port-next68k
Date: 10/20/2003 17:24:55
On Monday, October 20, 2003, at 03:09  PM, Brian Willoughby wrote:

> Could an answer be found by examining the NeXT install CDs at the 
> block level?
> I believe that those are Rockridge - isn't that ISO compatible?

I'd be happy to provide the lead sectors of the NeXTSTEP 3.3 CD to 
anyone interested in looking into this.

> I believe that the newer NeXT's, especially the
> later Turbo machines, would boot from CD-ROM without the floppy.

You're right.  I just checked the NS 3.3 install book, and it says that 
non-turbo machines need to boot from the floppy, and turbo machines can 
boot directly from CD.

   -- MW