Subject: Re: Bootable CD-rom survey [was Re: Problems booting new 1.3 kernel]
To: None <port-pmax@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Jorgen Pehrson <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 01/21/1998 23:46:19
On Thu, 22 Jan 1998, David Burren wrote:

> >> 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.
> > Oh yeah, you're *right*!   I was thinking of the RRD42!   Wow, I have
> > no idea how to get one of those old caddies unless you can find
> > somebody who has one stashed.
> The RRD40 has a Philips mechanism.  Older HP CD drives used the same
> mechanism, so if you can't find a DEC site with a spare caddy, you may
> have joy with an HP site.

Ah, we're almost an HP only site here (sadly enough..). So I guess I'll be
going on a treasure hunt tomorrow... :)

Thanks for the info!

Jorgen Pehrson