Can't boot cd

Volker Kindermann fedora at secspace.de
Mon Jul 12 12:13:20 UTC 2004


Hi James,


> I went to http://fedora.redhat.com/download/#room and
> successfully followed the instructions there to
> download the ISO images for disks 1-4. I followed the
> link to
> http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-9-Manual/getting-started-guide/s1-disks-cdrw.html
> and successfully followed the instructions there to
> use X-CD-Roast to create the CDs.

good.


> I extracted the
> boot.iso file from the first disk, and used the same
> techniques to create a supposed "boot" disk from
> boot.iso. However, I can't actually boot from it.

You shouldn't need to do this. Fedora's first CD is bootable. What's on
your first CD? Only the image file or a filesystem with some directories
and many files?


 -volker





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