Subject: Re: Bootable CDs
To: None <email@example.com, R.vandenBerg@inter.NL.net>
From: Ross Harvey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/17/1999 13:20:38
> 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.
Actually, it's the NetBSD/pmax boot code that doesn't understand "ISO or
RockRidge CDs". The PROM doesn't know about FFS, either, but you can boot
from that just fine.