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Old 09-22-2005, 10:47 PM   #1
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Booting Knoppix 3.9


I have searched for quite a while and can't find a solution to my inability to boot. I have burned the Knoppix ISO several times and can't get it to boot. I am running an Asus P4S800 MB with plenty of processor and memory. I have it set to boot from disk. I can boot from either of my drives with other disks , but not the Knoppix ISO cd. Where can I get the infamous floppy boot disk? It is my desire to leave my machine as is and run Knoppix from disk until I am comfotable with the basics of linux.
Your help is greatly appreciated, and forgive my noob status,
Eric
 
Old 09-22-2005, 11:00 PM   #2
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Hi, and welcome to LQ!


The most common mistake people make in this
respect is to burn the iso-file to CD rather than
using it as an image. When you stick the CD
into a working computer, what do you see as
its content?



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Old 09-22-2005, 11:24 PM   #3
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Thaks for the welcome

As you would probably suspect , I see the ISO file in a form that XP can't read.
 
Old 09-22-2005, 11:28 PM   #4
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Right - so you, too, made the most common mistake.

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Which tool for burning CDs in windows are you using?
Anyway, have a look at
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...iewcat&catid=8



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Old 09-24-2005, 08:51 AM   #5
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Burning

Tink,
I didn't have any burning software installed , but I do now. Had no problems whatsoever once I burned it as an image.
Thanks,
Eric
 
Old 09-24-2005, 05:27 PM   #6
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Cool - glad you got it sorted! :)


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