Subject: Re: a silly question
To: None <>
From: Josh Lynch <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 10/10/1999 17:24:52
> 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!

To boot a CD on a Sun the drive must support 512Kb reads. Most SCSI cd drives
only support 2048. Just FYI.

josh lynch