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Re: Problem booting off CD

Greg writes:
>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. -flags 0)
>Block 0 of dqa0. is not a valid boot block
>bootstrap failure
>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.                                steve@einval.com
"I've only once written 'SQL is my bitch' in a comment. But that code 
 is in use on a military site..." -- Simon Booth

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