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Re: Booting DS5000/240 from CDROM
I could try that but I don't have it set up currently. I might try
dd'ing to a spare drive.
On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 10:26 PM, Alastair Boyanich <iso9660%yahoo.com@localhost> wrote:
> On my sun micro dvd drive (pioneer?) mine won't boot without the sector set
> to 512bytes.
> What about a netboot off mop or tftpd?
> Al Boyanich
> From: Maciej W. Rozycki <macro%linux-mips.org@localhost>
> To: Gordon Zaft <gordonzaft%gmail.com@localhost>
> Cc: port-pmax%netbsd.org@localhost
> Sent: Sunday, 13 November 2016, 22:26
> Subject: Re: Booting DS5000/240 from CDROM
> On Sat, 12 Nov 2016, Gordon Zaft wrote:
>> Okay it is now seeing my HDD. When I do a boot 3/rz6/netbsd I get ?IO:
>> 3/rz6/netbsd (bb rd) . So I'm thinking either it doesn't like the CDROM
>> drive or the actual CD...
> Did you set the block size to 512B on the drive? There's usually a pin
> header position to switch between 2kB and 512B blocks with a jumper, along
> with termination, device ID, etc. settings, usually located next to the
> SCSI connector. If there's no such setting available on the pin header,
> then you'll need to find another drive I'm afraid.
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