On Thu, 20 May 1999, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> What format of CDROM are DECstations using for booting from? I'm
> just pondering about the problem how to brew a CD which can be used
> both by as many systems for installation purposes as possible. I
> believe such a hack is important for acceptance by Linux distributors.
By Jonathan Stone:
AFAIK, DECstation PROMs dont boot ISO or RockRidge CDs; you have to
burn an image of a SCSI disk (eg., scsi-disk style bootblocks plus a
UFS filesystem) onto the disk. Other thing is that the boot PROMs
expect 512-byte sectored CDs.
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