Subject: Re: booting from CD
To: Simon Burge <>
From: None <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 03/30/2000 07:37:03
On Thu, 30 Mar 2000, Simon Burge wrote:

> wrote:
> > On Thu, 30 Mar 2000, Simon Burge wrote:
> > 
> > > Do you have a "boot.pmax" in the root partition as well?  bootxx_cd9660
> > > only knows enough to look for "boot.pmax" - it's "boot.pmax" that
> > > does the work of loading the kernel itself.
> > 
> > yes I do have that.
> Ahh, I think I see what's happened.  Because you didn't specify an
> alternate location for the bootxx_cd9660 bootblocks, they're living
> from block 1 to block 15.  Then the alpha installboot comes along and
> happily does the same :-(.  You'll need to use either the -a option to
> installboot to append the bootblocks to the image, or the -s option and
> have the bootblocks located in the middle of the iso image.  Look at the
> last part of the EXAMPLES section of the pmax installboot manpage.

yep.  thats my problem I think.  I'll try again today.  Is there a way to
get at the correct location after the image is already made?