Subject: Re: Bootable CDs
To: Mauricio Tavares <>
From: Philip Tait <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 09/17/1999 10:13:02
Mauricio Tavares wrote:

> At 08:34 AM 9/17/99 -0700, Philip Tait  wrote:
> >So are you saying that if I gunzip diskimage.gz, and burn it onto a CD-R
> >(somehow), it should be bootable if loaded in (say) an RRD42?
> >
>         But, if that is the case, wouldn't we still need a CD burning software (I
> am thinking here people would be using PCs and Macs to burn the CDs, since
> those platforms are more commonly found) that can burn a CD in the proper
> (High Sierra?  ISO 9660 with what extensions?) format?

Actually, that does not seem to be a problem - see

Bob says he is willing to burn bootable NetBSD/pmax CDs, if the NetBSD/pmax
community will tell him how to produce the image.  I think it would be a step
forward for NetBSD/pmax, and that we should take him up on the offer.  All we need
is for one of the gurus to tell us how to make the CD diskimage.


Philip J. Tait.....AlliedSignal Engines, Phoenix,