Making a bootable LIF CD for the 9000/382

Pete Lancashire pete at
Fri Jul 6 12:15:51 CDT 2018

I've stayed with the Toshibas although I have a Sony that supports the
block size as well. The thing to do is look for external CD-ROMs from like
SUN DEC etc. Or from the SUN 3800 I need to get rid of.

On Fri, Jul 6, 2018, 9:49 AM Al Kossow via cctalk <cctalk at>

> Couple of related things, does anyone have a list of SCSI CDROMs known to
> boot on the 68K 9000s?
> I've ordered another A1999 to see if my drive is just bad, and have
> started digging through my
> boxes of drives for other models to test.
> Has anyone come across an archive of SCSI CDROM technical manuals (ie.
> what commands they support)?
> I have one manual for the Toshiba ca. 1990 which is up on bitsavers.
> Another one of those things
> I should have been collecting, along with a bunch of different CDROM
> drives while Weird Stuff still existed.

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