FC2: failed to boot from installation CDs

Jeff Vian jvian10 at charter.net
Fri Jul 16 00:09:58 UTC 2004

On Thu, 2004-07-15 at 17:23, Itay Furman wrote:
> Hi,
> I am new to Fedora and trying to install FC2 -- and failed right 
> at the beginning.
> My machine is IBM T41 laptop; pentium M.
> I tried the Installation CDs, the DVD, and boot.iso burnt on a 
> CD. The machine won't boot from them, and instead will continue 
> to boot from the HD a previously installed system.
> To be sure, I checked RH9 installation CDs, Knoppix 3.1, and they 
> boot normally.
> Also, I was able to mount the FC2 CDs and DVD on another linux 
> machine with no problem -- so I think it is not an issue with the 
> burning.
> Any ideas?
> 	Thanks in advance for all help.
> 	Itay
Will the other machine boot from those disks?

You may have copied the file to the disk instead of burning the image to
the disk.

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