[pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting

  • From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 22:17:30 -0700

I flashed the bios which seemed to give the cd more time to boot, but it still wouldn't.
I changed the cd drive and that did the trick.


Bob Noble
www.sonic.net/bnoble
----- Original Message ----- From: "trapper" <trapper@xxxxxxx>
To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 9:16 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting



So all you did was flash the bios??

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 7:09 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting


Hi Trapper,
 No, I don't think my cd is worn out, just old and maybe too slow to be of
much
help. It's one of the first ones.

Bob Noble
www.sonic.net/bnoble
----- Original Message -----
From: "trapper" <trapper@xxxxxxx>
To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 6:05 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: ->sp2 cd booting


> so your cd was worn out?? > I have two cd's in this computer..One is a cdrw and the other is a
52x..that
> is the slave..Neither cd will boot, but both will read..but not all my
> cd's... Some will only read in Diane's computer and not on mine..beats
me?
> The slip Sp2 I made won't boot on anyones computer...
>
>
> ----- 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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