Cannot install FC2

Bill Tetens zuki269 at netscape.net
Thu Aug 12 20:24:43 UTC 2004


I think the problem has been found.  I burned them as data so I will 
burn them as ISO files and let you know how it turns out.  Knew it had 
to be something I done.  

Thanks everyone.....

webid at cfl.rr.com wrote:

>On Thu, 2004-08-12 at 16:08, Bill Tetens wrote:
>  
>
>>Totally new to Linux and am trying to install Fedora on a computer with 
>>a blank HDD.  I put disk one in the CD and changed the boot order 
>>putting the CD Rom first.  
>>
>>The following error message is displayed after the CD appears to be checked.
>>
>>Reboot and select proper boot device
>>or insert boot media in selectefd boot device.
>>
>>The CD passed the checksum  so I am assuming that it is OK but don't 
>>have a clue where to go now.  I know something is wrong but what.
>>
>>Help would be more than appreciated.
>>
>>Thanks
>>    
>>
>
>Welcome aboard!
>
>Most likely you need to configure your bios to boot from the CDrom
>drive.  
>
>The next most likely problem is that when you burned the CDs you did not
>burn them as images.  In you CD burner software there should be an
>option to burn the CD as an iso or image, then select the iso file you
>downloaded.  This will burn a bootable CD.  If you just burned the iso
>as data to the CD that will not work.
>
>My money is on the bios settings.  
>  
>

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