Subject: Re: booting from CD
To: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/30/2000 07:37:03
On Thu, 30 Mar 2000, Simon Burge wrote:
> email@example.com 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?