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Re: Format of bootable Indy CDs?

To: Alex deVries <adevries@linuxcare.com>
Subject: Re: Format of bootable Indy CDs?
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 23:17:59 +0200
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On Fri, Sep 27, 2002 at 05:08:15PM -0400, Alex deVries wrote:
> I have a cdrom connected to my Indy which has been configured to 512.  I 
> think this hw is good, but will double check when I find an IRIX CD. 
> When I boot, it complains "invalid partition".
> 
> I wrote the ISO you posted on an i386 box with cdrecord.  I suspect my 
> problem I didn't use set the blocksize to 512; exactly how did you burn 
> this CD?

cdrecord with xcdroast - But burning does not care about block sizes it
seems.

Can you try to dump the volume header with "decodevh" from

http://amaya.mediaways.net/homes/flo/software/decodevh.tgz

Compile and decode with

devodevh /dev/scd0

Flo
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