Making a bootable LIF CD for the 9000/382

John-Paul Stewart jpstewart at
Fri Jul 6 14:43:47 CDT 2018

I've successfully booted both my HP 9000/380 and 425e systems from a
Toshiba SD-M1711 DVD-ROM drive jumpered to 512 byte/sector mode.

In my case I was using CD images provided by David Collins from  The boot CD image that I got from him has the same md5sum
as the hpux9_install.iso image that I just downloaded from bitsavers.  I
didn't need to do anything special to burn it or boot from it.  It just

On 2018-07-06 12:49 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
> 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.

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