[pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting

  • From: trapper <trapper@xxxxxxx>
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 18:06:59 -0700

Where did you find your update for the bios? Does the url list other bios's
or just yours?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 6:59 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting


> Hi Trapper,
> I installed the bios update. It did slow down the cd boot up time, but
still no
> go.
> So, I noticed I had a 52x drive in an old computer that is not connected,
so I
> swapped drives. Now it boots just fine. Before, the cd light would just
blink
> once, now it blinks mucho and it boots the cds.
> Bob Noble
> www.sonic.net/bnoble
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "trapper" <trapper@xxxxxxx>
> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 5:19 PM
> Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting
>
>
> > Gotcha...
> > Someone else is going to make me a sp2 cd..I tried one and it did not
work
> > for thei machine, But I got a feeling this new one won't work either
because
> > if the boot problem.
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 3:24 PM
> > Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting
> >
> >
> >> Hi Trapper,
> >> Oh, Ok. Yes, when xp boots with a cd, or ay way, even hard drive, there
> > are
> >> supposed to be three files in the route directory. Ntldr, ntdetect.com
and
> >> boot.ini, I think. You can mostly just copy the ones from your hard
drive
> > c:
> >> directory if you need them to build a boot cd. These files are present
on
> > the
> >> boot cd's I've made so far. I've made several different ones and none
> > work. I
> >> need to try them on some other computers.
> >> When you make a slipstreamed xpsp2 cd, these files are copied right off
> > the
> >> original xp cd for the new xpsp2 cd.
> >>
> >> Bob Noble
> >> www.sonic.net/bnoble
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "trapper" <trapper@xxxxxxx>
> >> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 2:12 PM
> >> Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting
> >>
> >>
> >> >I was just asking about yourt ntldr file..
> >> > do you know hwre it is and when the progrma is looking for it is is
> > looking
> >> > for it in the right place?? If not can you tell it where to find
it..I
> > think
> >> > you sais it was on your cd in the right place? Isn't there suppose to
be
> > a
> >> > copy of it on the hd ?
> >> >
> >> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> > From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> > To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> > Sent: Monday, October 25, 2004 8:17 PM
> >> > Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >> Hi Trapper,
> >> >> I'm not sure I understand your high tech talk.
> >> >> > do you have the option to path over to it??
> >> >> What daresay, does this mean?
> >> >> AutoStreamer, the iso file, or the finished cd and path over to it?
> >> >>
> >> >> Bob Noble
> >> >> www.sonic.net/bnoble
> >> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> >> From: "trapper" <trapper@xxxxxxx>
> >> >> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> >> Sent: Monday, October 25, 2004 7:01 PM
> >> >> Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> > do you have the option to path over to it??
> >> >> > where is it on your computer..?
> >> >> > Is it corrupt?
> >> >> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> >> > From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> >> > To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> >> > Sent: Monday, October 25, 2004 7:42 PM
> >> >> > Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> >> Hi Trapper,
> >> >> >> I think the AutoStreamer did it's job making the iso file that is
> >> > supposed
> >> >> > to be
> >> >> >> a cd boot file, so it should take care of all the boot stuff for
> > you.
> >> >> >> Then, I used Easy cd creator five to burn the cd. I've seen
several
> > web
> >> >> > pages
> >> >> >> that said if you don't use later versions, you won't make a good
> > boot
> >> >> > disk, so I
> >> >> >> don't know, but it makes me suspecting? The cd's appear to burn
> >> >> > successfully.
> >> >> >> I have two computers that both seem to recognize that the cd is
> >> > supposed
> >> >> > to
> >> >> >> boot, but then, so far, all boot type cd's I've made fail, the
most
> >> >> > usually
> >> >> >> thing is can't find the ntldr file, which is where it is supposed
to
> > be
> >> > on
> >> >> > the
> >> >> >> cd.
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> Bob Noble
> >> >> >> www.sonic.net/bnoble
> >> >> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> >> >> From: "trapper" <trapper@xxxxxxx>
> >> >> >> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> >> >> Sent: Monday, October 25, 2004 6:25 PM
> >> >> >> Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> > your saying that all went well or it at least looked like it
did,
> > but
> >> >> > then
> >> >> >> > when you tried it..it didn't???
> >> >> >> > Where was the glitch??
> >> >>
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