Subject: Re: a silly question
To: None <>
From: Ron Roskens <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 10/10/1999 16:42:56
Most plextor CD drives are capable of being booted from on a sun. I have
the 8220Te that I've booted a sparc 20 from. When building the CD I used
mkisofs and mksunbootcd (found in src/distrib/utils/mksunbootcd) to create
the CD image.

On Sun, 10 Oct 1999 wrote:

> I netbooted the first time.  Then for upgrading, I made a non-bootable
> CD-ROM with all the binaries on it, booted from the hard drive and
> installed.
> I think you can make a bootable CD-rom, but I don't know how.  I've also
> heard that Sun did something wierd so you can't boot from a CD-ROM unless
> its a _sun_ cd drive.  Someone please correct me if I got this wrong!