LinuxQuestions.org
Visit the LQ Articles and Editorials section
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Fedora > Fedora - Installation
User Name
Password
Fedora - Installation This forum is for the discussion of installation issues with Fedora.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 06-30-2004, 04:47 PM   #1
Nevermore
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
Boots to CD, then says no CD entered


Fedora Core 2: I can boot to CD1 no problem, it brings up the menu, but then mysteriously says to enter the Fedore Core CD. This happens before scanning the discs or allowing me to change partitions. It also happens on 2 different machines...any ideas?
 
Old 07-01-2004, 01:39 PM   #2
Scyth
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Distribution: Gentoo, FC3
Posts: 24

Rep: Reputation: 15
Note: this boot.iso is for i386

I also had a similar problem like this, I had a 5th CD, holding a file called boot.iso which can be grabbed off of http://final-limit.com/files/fedora/boot.iso, I ran this in my first cdrom drive with Fedora Core 2 in the 2nd (if possible to you). Then it does a "test" or a scan to check if you have acutually gotten fedora core 2.

Also I recomend looking at your CD's to check if you burned the iso's on to the CD as a CD image. I used a program called Nero under windows (trial).

http://final-limit.com/files/fedora/boot.iso
http://final-limit.com/files/fedora/

Quote:
The boot.iso file is an ISO 9660 image of a bootable CD-ROM. It is useful
in cases where the CD-ROM installation method is not desired, but the
CD-ROM's boot speed would be an advantage.
This also has a way to install via http, ftp, HARDRIVE, and CD media (which would be what you want to do if you have CD1, CD2, etc.

Last edited by Scyth; 07-01-2004 at 01:40 PM.
 
Old 07-03-2004, 10:57 AM   #3
Nevermore
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Posts: 2

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Actually...what I had to do was burn the iso from another machine...I have no idea why both DVD and CD isos were not working on this one, both other machines worked okay, but there you go.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Zenwalk 1.3 has entered testing stage jpgu Linux - News 0 09-22-2005 04:01 PM
I've entered Dependancy Hell Darkhack Linux - Software 15 08-01-2005 07:28 PM
checking if entered a char purefan Programming 3 03-16-2005 10:22 PM
Have you entered the latest LQ contest? jeremy Linux - General 2 03-29-2004 11:12 AM
dual boots................rather have rubber boots metal_monster Linux - Newbie 1 01-13-2004 01:24 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:55 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration