Installing Fedora on HP pavillion with Win XP
I'm having a strange problem with my laptop (HP Pavillion N5470). The cd/dvd drive doesn't seem to be working at all. I've just installed Windows XP and would like to just wipe it away and use Linux. I have the book Linux for Non-Geeks and it comes with CD's. Well...since my cd drive doesn't seem to be working, what do I do? I created a boot disk and tried to boot from my floppy drive. This works but I still need to get the CD drive working so it can see the install files. Also when I change the boot order in the BOIS to the cd drive it doesn't even try and boot from the cd in the drive. It boot from the floppy drive just fine.
What do I do? Anyone know? Also when I'm in Windows XP the cd drive doesn't work either.