Subject: Re: Bootable CD-rom survey [was Re: Problems booting new 1.3 kernel]
To: Jorgen Pehrson <>
From: David Conran <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 01/21/1998 19:30:32
Jorgen Pehrson writes ...
> On Tue, 20 Jan 1998, Jonathan Stone wrote:
> > Now, if many people (or even just most of the people asking for CDs)
> > actually have CD drives that are bootable (i.e., can be set to
> > 512-byte blocks), that's an entirely different kettle of fish....
> > 
> > So, who does, and who doesn't, have a bootable  CD-rom drive?
> > 
> I have a RRD40 and that drive should be able to boot my /200 I guess. But
> I haven't got a caddy for it, if there should be a caddy on the RRD40. I
> don't see an eject button on the drive... How does it work?
Yes .. there should be a caddie.
This the most anchient type of cdrom I can rememebr.
It has a brown plastic tray which you load and unload cdroms from
the drive.
It leaves a plastic insert in the drive.

Rather messy and was replaced by hte RRD42s and their caddies.
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