nightly compose not bootable?

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Fri Sep 17 18:50:40 UTC 2010


On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 13:23:27 -0500,
  Bruno Wolff III <bruno at wolff.to> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 11:17:19 -0700,
>   Carl Byington <carl at five-ten-sg.com> wrote:
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> > desktop-i386-20100916.15.iso fails to boot from cd on dell dimension
> > 2350. Does it work for other folks?
> 
> Do you have some more symptoms you can tell us? I did a local compose from
> around the same time and it worked on a USB drive. So I suspect it's a
> harware specific problem.
> 
> If it might be video related, you can hit tab at the first window to
> get the boot menu and then try using the basic video boot option.

There was also a recent thread about a problem related to VT-d on a different
Dell model which mentioned that disabling iommu at boot made things better.


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