[rescue] CD problems
patrick at zill.net
Tue May 19 19:42:20 CDT 2020
I dimly recall that it mattered (not sure why) at what SPEED I wrote the CD-R media.
I would write at max speed, it completed with no errors, but would not work.
Try writing your media at 1X or 2X speed, and see what happens.
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From: "silvercreekvalley" <silvercreekvalley at yahoo.com>
To: rescue at sunhelp.org
Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 3:39:31 PM GMT -07:00 US/Canada Mountain
Subject: [rescue] CD problems
Fresh from my success at getting the CDROM working on the Ultra 10, I thought
Ibd try the Sparcstation.
This is a 1+, so quite early.
Its got a HD fitted, which checks out OK on the ULTRA (attached via an
Ibve plugged the CDROM drive into the Sparcstation, and typed
at the prompt. The CDROM drive whirs and the read light flashes and then it
Booting from: sd(0,6,2)
Bad magic number in disk label!
The file just loaded does not appear to be executable
Now I know the CDROM and media is OK as it works on the Ultra 10.
on the Sparcstation sees the CDROM drive correctly, and the installed hard
I installed NetBSD on the hard-drive and it boots OK off that so Ibm fairly
sure the disk is OK.
Anything else I could try? NVRAM on the sparcstation is OK - I replaced it a
few years ago.
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