Subject: Re: Bootable CDs
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From: Richard van den Berg <R.vandenBerg@inter.NL.net>
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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