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Set CD Jumper Properly to Mount ISO CD

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By Alex Trappenberg

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Posted: 6 Jun 2003

We had a couple of servers that would not mount the NetWare 6 ISO cd (sp2 or sp3 tested). After a compare we noticed that those servers had their CD jumpers set to "cable select". (These were IDE CD's. Not tested with SCSI'S.)

When booted with the NetWare 6 ISO CD, they just would not mount as NetWare volumes to continue the installation.

SOLUTION: Change the CD jumper to master (and make sure it is the master).

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