[parisc-linux] cd-rom

jay jaym@mail.munsterman.com
Wed, 29 Dec 1999 16:48:42 -0500 (EST)

Further collaboration... I have been able to boot my 715/50 and 715/100
from an old single speed Chinon drive to install HPUX.

On Wed, 29 Dec 1999, Mike MacDonald wrote:

> I don't know if this helps (collaboration), but I have a 715/50, and it will
> only boot from an HP CDRom that we have around here.  I have another cdrom
> that I use the rest of the time - since it works great except for booting..
> Anyway, my 715 will ONLY boot HPUX from certain cdroms, but will recognize
> all cdroms fine.  I just figured there was something in the firmware or
> something.
> In fact, I can even read the HPUX cd no problem from my cdrom, but it won't
> boot from it..   The HP CDROM worked fine..
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