hpa at zytor
Jan 18, 2002, 10:04 AM
Post #2 of 3
Tim Evers wrote:
> Hello List,
> I have a problem with an Onborad scsci, that won't boot a isolinux-cd:
> anyone got a clue?
> Mainboard is ASUS-CUV4X-DLS with onboard LSI 35c1010-33 Controller.
> Board-Bios is Award Medaillion 6.0 and
> Controller Bios is Symbios SDMS v4.0 (4.18.02)
> The CDRW device to boot from is a
> Yamaha CRW2100S Rev1.0H
> I tried Isolinux 1.63 and 1.66 with similar "success":
> here's what the debug version says:
> ISOLINUX: starting up, DL=F0
> ISOLINUX: Loaded spec packet OK, drive=F0
> ISOLINUX: Sectorsize appears to be 0800
> ISOLINUX: Loading main Image from LBA 00029B70
> ISOLINUX: Sectors to load=0004
> ISOLINUX: Disk error, drive F0
> Boot failed, press any key to retry
> I guess that Sectorsize is shown in hex, other than that there is
> something awfully wrong?!?
> The same CD boots on two other Systems with different Adaptec
> controllers just fine.
> What to do now?
Odds are very good that your BIOS is simply busted. Check to see if
there is a newer version; if not, report it to the board manufacturer
(ASUS) with enough info (CD image, for example) that they can reproduce
It is failing on the very first READ command executed.