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Sorry for the delay. Here's what I've tried/found.
I did another burn at a slower speed as you suggested. Prior to this I
confirmed that the MD5Sum matched the one listed on the download site.
The burn finished without error. Booting from the burnt CD failed in
an identical manner as before. I also tried the same disk on an Indy,
which also failed in an identical manner. On an Indigo2 it also
failed, however since video wasn't working, I couldn't see the error.
I believe it would have been the same.
I also tried multiple CD-Rom drives (4 in total). This didn't have a
Of interest is that the RC5 disk does boot perfectly, however since
the ethernet driver in the RC5 build was messed up, I can't do
anything usefull with it!
Can anyone help? I would really like to get these machines functional!
Thanks in advance.
On 1/23/07, Kumba <email@example.com> wrote:
> Mike Martin wrote:
> > Thanks for your help. I will try another burn. I'm using cdrecord and am
> > using (I believe) good media. What command parameters for cdrecord would
> > you recommend?
> > For fun I tried booting with a different external CD-ROM drive ... with
> > identical results.
> > I will also try the disk out on a R4600 Indy.
> for cdrecord:
> cdrecord -vv -pad speed=16 dev=ATAPI:0,0,0 -tao <iso file>
> Check the md5sum/sha1sum against what's listed on the mirrors too.
> An R4600 Indy might be risky. R4600 CPUs are some of the most error prone
> things. So many hacks/workarounds in the kernel for them. YMMV.
> Gentoo/MIPS Team Lead
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