cdboot -BTX halted- failure

John Baldwin jhb at
Fri Jun 25 13:15:01 PDT 2004

On Friday 25 June 2004 03:13 pm, Harald Schmalzbauer wrote:
> Dear best boys,
> I built a used-parts-server on which 4.10 runs flawlessly, that's what the
> machine was designed for.
> Just of curiosity I tried -current from yesterday. Booting from CD ends up
> in endless scrolling screens which show register dumps. If I press <break>
> at the right moment I can see the following lines:
> Boot from ATAPI CD-ROM
> CD Loader 1.2
> Building the boot loader arguments
> Looking up /BOOT/LOADER... Found

You may have a buggy BIOS.  You should still be able to boot from floppies, 
though.  You will need 3 floppies, stick boot.flp, kern1.flp, and kern2.flp 
on them, boot from boot.flp and follow the directions.

John Baldwin <jhb at>  <><
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