[rescue] Sun Ultra 1 boot failure

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Sun Dec 3 16:19:20 CST 2006

Sun, 03 Dec 2006 @ 09:44 -0500, Magnus said:

> Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> > It was the CD.
> >
> > Verified fine, but for whatever reason was not read properly when
> > booting.
> >
> > Another burn worked.
> >
> > I *HATE* burned optical media.
> Something about Sun optical drives... never seem to work right with 
> Pee-Cee burned CD-R media burned at full speed.  Take your time and burn 
> it at a slow speed, like 4x, and often it will work fine.

Yeah, that's what I did.

In fact, on my CD-R burner, going slow usually works better when going
to other PCs too.

My DVD burner seems to make better CDs than my CD burner does, and
usually they work anywhere.

It's an NEC 3520a. NEC seems make just about the best burners out there.

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