copying SunOS distribution CD's
glenn at aoi.ultranet.com
Fri Feb 18 16:05:06 EST 2000
> What SunOS version and platform CD are you trying to copy? I've burned
> sparc CDs with Xcdroast multiple times and they have always booted
> fine. When I went to make a copy of my Solaris 7 Intel CD, I found that
> it copied perfectly (CD -> disk -> CD), only to realize that the CD
> itself was never bootable to begin with and I still needed the floppy
> install bootdisk. Just my $0.02.
SunOS 4.1.4 sparc. From the boot ROM prompt, I would like to be able
to type "boot cdrom", and go, to install the memory based Unix or eventually
the miniroot. I think there must be something about the CDROM being
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