Subject: Re: a silly question
To: None <email@example.com>
From: URA Hiroshi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/13/1999 01:15:04
>> On Sun, 10 Oct 1999 16:33:43 -0700 (PDT), email@example.com said:
> What OS you are booting has absolutely no effect on what the ROM
> monitor supports for the first boot stage. So are you claiming
> that an SS2 ROM monitor will boot from CD-ROMs with 2048Kb sectors;
> or that if you boot the first stage from floppy or some other medium
> that you can finish the boot from a 2048Kb-only CD-ROM?
I have no sparc with the CD-ROM drive with 2048Kbytes sectors so that
I can't try to boot NetBSD from the CD-ROM dirve. but I heard my friend
that his IPX could boot NetBSD from the 2048Kb-only CD-ROM drive
without other medium, such as floppy and tape.