I was able to successfully install Fedora Core 6. For those who didn't see my last
post, I went to the Fedora download site (using Windoze, of all things! ;) ) and found
that when I click on the .iso files, it prompts me to either save or open the file with
EasyCD Creator. If I select to open with ECDC eventually it burns the CD in the correct
Now all I need to do is install Wine, and a few plugins and I'll be right as rain....
From: "Paul W. Frields" <stickster(a)gmail.com>
Date: 2007/01/11 Thu PM 08:27:03 CST
Subject: Re: Frustrated
On Tue, 2007-01-09 at 20:10 -0600, draykko(a)verizon.net wrote:
> I'm trying to D/L and install Fedora 6 to my laptop, but after I burn
> the image to a CD and put the CD in my drive, the system doesn't boot
> off the CD. I've already checked that the BIOS is set to boot from the
> CD. I have a feeling that the way I burned the image was incorrect, so
> what I need to know is:
> How do I burn the image files so that the computer will boot, off the
> I have checked all over the RedHat site for instructions on how do to
> this, and I've even consulted my RedHat Fedora Core 2 Bible (yes I've
> still got Fedora Core 2 on my Laptop).
> Please note that I'm quite spoiled, and coming froma Windows
> background I expect STEP-BY-STEP instructions on how to do this, since
> unlike Windoze, Linux is VERY complex in how we install programs.
> Any help you can offer would be GREATLY APPRECIATED.
There is a document filed alongside the ISO images on most web mirrors,
called README-BURNING-ISOS.txt -- you might want to read it for more
This comes straight from the wiki version:
Paul W. Frields, RHCE http://paul.frields.org/
gpg fingerprint: 3DA6 A0AC 6D58 FEC4 0233 5906 ACDB C937 BD11 3717
Fedora Project Board: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Board
Fedora Docs Project: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/DocsProject
That which does not kill me makes me stronger...
Check out my Herbal Nutrition site...