LFS bootable CD [was re: [CLUE-Cert] Next meeting]
lynn.danielson at clue.denver.co.us
Tue Oct 29 11:21:44 MST 2002
On Mon, 2002-10-28 at 20:29, Dennis J Perkins wrote:
> Lynn Danielson wrote:
> > Dennis J Perkins wrote:
> > > I'm still trying to get a bootable CD. ...
> My sister said her employer has also had problems with blank CDs and
> DVDs. After trying a number of venders, she said that they have the
> best luck with Maxell. 97% I think.
I think we've had our best luck with TDK media. Problem is, even
within the same brand name, the source manufacturer can change.
I've seen a list of manufactures, their reliability and the
brandnames they're sold under. If you're interested, I'll see if
I can find it for you.
> I think my CD writer is pretty good. It's a Plextor SCSI drive.
No argument there.
> > Maybe we could work on the bootable CD as a group.
> Even if I manage to solve all of the problems, this would be a good
> idea. There are different strategies and it is a good way to learn
> about ramdisks, initrd, and loop devices.
> I'll put a message out to CLUE and see if anyone has some answers.
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