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Re: booting cd on a snake

On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 07:24:22PM +0200, Riccardo Mottola wrote:
> Hello,
> I grabbed the palinux-2.4.22-pa9-20030924-netinst.iso and burned the iso
> on a disk (I tried it from two different programs).

Which programs? Which options?
We should probably add a "how-to burn CDs on Windows" link to
the FAQ at www.parisc-linux.org and/or debian/ports/hppa page.

> But once
> burned at startup when the 9000/720 I have looks for potential boot
> disks doesn't find it bootable (no ISL?)

We use PALO as boot loader.
Older firmware might say "ISL" when listing boot devices.

> Any help? those CD's should be bootable, right ?

Yes - they are.

> Any 7x0 users out there? experiences?

I'd first establish the CDs are properly burned from the ISOs.


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