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Old 11-06-2004, 07:33 PM   #1
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Gentoo LiveCD Won't Boot


Ive been using Debian and Slackware and have now thought of trying to install Gentoo, so I d/led the Min LiveCD, and tried to boot it, but whenever i try it does nothing. Do i need the partitions before I install?

Athlon Xp 2400+ at 2.17 ghz
512 MB
Shuttle AK32VN KT266 Motherboard
80 gb Hard Drive (nothing on it)
52X CdDrive

I burned with Nero...

Thnx
--Steve
 
Old 11-06-2004, 08:09 PM   #2
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did u check to make sure your bios is set to boot from cd first? also, did you check your iso with an md5?
 
Old 11-06-2004, 08:20 PM   #3
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Yes

Yes, I did both. Both are fine... when i boot my computer it says
Code:
Boot from Cd:
and then nothing...
And the md5 sums were the same.
 
Old 11-06-2004, 08:25 PM   #4
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Note: Knoppix, Debian Net Install, and Slack 10 all boot from their respective Cd's.. Is there something wrong with the cd??
 
Old 11-06-2004, 08:27 PM   #5
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apologeez....
i have reached the end of my usefulness
 
Old 11-06-2004, 08:28 PM   #6
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I heard somewhere you can install Gentoo off a Knoppix LiveCD?
 
Old 11-06-2004, 08:44 PM   #7
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ay! my brain must be exploding from the bombardment of questions
 
Old 11-06-2004, 09:15 PM   #8
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LoL,
O well just found out there is a Bug that the Gentoo team knows about that is going to get fixed in the 2004.2 version, gonna try the 2004.1

Thanx Anyway
--Steve
 
  


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