Subject: Re: Bootable CDs
To: None <,>
From: Ross Harvey <>
List: port-pmax
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.