[rescue] SS Classic trouble

Sheldon T. Hall shel at cmhcsys.com
Tue Oct 21 10:16:48 CDT 2003

Joshua Boyd said ...
> I have a SS classic that I want to put an OS on.
> I'm trying to boot from a CD.  I'm using mostly known good CDs, and a
> known good CD-ROM (plextor in a 411 case).
> When I try to boot Solaris 8, I get the message:
> The file just loaded does not appear to be executable.
> When I try to boot NetBSD or Solaris 2.5.1 (solaris 2.5.1 is the only CD
> set not known to be good), I get the messages:
> Bad magic number in disk label
> Can't open disk label package
> Can't open boot device.
> Can anyone explains what this means?  For all CDs, I've tried boot
> cdrom, and something along the lines of boot /sbus/esp/sd at 6,0 vmunix,
> and either way I get the same message.

Are you sure the Plexstor is set to 512-byte blocks?


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