Subject: Re: CD-ROM boot
To: Masao Uebayashi <>
From: grant beattie <>
List: port-sparc64
Date: 02/08/2003 09:18:16
On Fri, Feb 07, 2003 at 06:37:09PM +0900, Masao Uebayashi wrote:

> > It should be bootable, please let me know if it does not work.
> I heard from several people on (Japanese local) IRC that sparc64 can't
> boot from CD-ROM.  It's likely that many people are believing the
> content of ``Bootable CD ROM How-To''...

I recently built a CD using distrib/cdrom and a snapshot from
releng. It boots, but the disklabel slices are messed up. I was
able to boot from cdrom:b and install without a problem, however (I
need to file a PR about this).

What's the exact problem which is being seen?