Re: Problem booting off CD
>I've got some DEC Personal Workstation 600AU's currently running Redhat 7.2.
>Since Redhat doesn't seem to support Alpha anymore, I wanted to try a
>current linux distribution that does and downloaded all 7
>debian-30r3-alpha-binary cd images and burned them to discs. Unfortunately
>I can't seem to get disc 1 (or any of the others) to boot. I get:
>>>>boot dqa0 -flags 0
>(boot dqa0.0.0.107.0 -flags 0)
>Block 0 of dqa0.0.0.107.0 is not a valid boot block
>When I pop my old Redhat 7.2 install disk in an type "boot dqa0" it starts
>churning right along and boots off that cdrom.
>I created the discs with EZ CD Creator 5, but also tried re-burning with
>nero 6 with the same results.
>Am I doing something wrong?
Hmmm. I created the woodyr3 CDs. I'm not aware of any problems with
the alpha CDs, but I'll burn one and check over the weekend for you...
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org
"I've only once written 'SQL is my bitch' in a comment. But that code
is in use on a military site..." -- Simon Booth