Subject: Re: Bootable CDs
To: None <>
From: Richard van den Berg <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 09/17/1999 20:42:12
On 17 Sep 1999, Philip Tait wrote:

> If it's that simple, I'm surprised not to see a CD-burnable image in the
> 1.4.1 area - it would eliminate many of the "newbie" problems, such as
> setting up bootp/tftp, or finding a "helper" system.

By Jonathan Stone in comp.sys.dec:

AFAIK, DECstation PROMs dont boot ISO or RockRidge CDs; you have to
burn an image of a SCSI disk (eg., scsi-disk style bootblocks plus a
UFS filesystem) onto the disk.  Other thing is that the boot PROMs
expect 512-byte sectored CDs.

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