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Old 02-25-2006, 01:03 PM   #1
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creating installable CDs for fedora distribution


I have downloaded the core ISO files (FC4-i386-disc1/2/3/4/rescuecd.ISO). I am running MS Windows XP and I have copied these ISO files into 5 CDs. While rebooting my system, I have changed the boot sequence to CD first and have inserted my disc1 into the CD drive. However, the system does not recognize this disk as the bootable disk. I know there is something wrong while I have burnt these CDs using Roxio 5.0 CD burner software which does not make the CD bootable.

Thanks in advance for any help.

asahoo

I have used the following S/W for burning the 1st CD. Still I could not make it bootable.

http://isorecorder.alexfeinman.com/HowTo.htm

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Old 02-25-2006, 01:11 PM   #2
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Hello,

Welcome to Linux Questions. When you say you copied them to disk, do you mean literally? You have to burn image to disk not just copy. Make sure your write speed is not set too high.

Hope that helps some.
 
Old 02-25-2006, 04:09 PM   #3
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Hi,

I have used the following ISO cd creattor for burning my CDs. Still it does not work.

Thanks,
asahoo

http://www.petri.co.il/how_to_write_iso_files_to_cd.htm

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Old 02-25-2006, 04:53 PM   #4
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Using Roxio.

1. From the menu, click on File.
2. Select Create CD From Disc Image from the drop down menu.
3. On the CD creation Setup window, click the Advanced Button, then choose Disk at Once. If you use Track at once, you'll get an unusable CD.
4. From the File Selection window, change File Type to ISO Image Files.
5. Double click on the .iso file to be burned.
6. Click on the Burn CD icon on the File Menu.

You should see directories and files not just a single ISO

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Old 02-25-2006, 05:16 PM   #5
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creating installable CDs for fedora distribution

Using Roxio 5

1. Selected the ISO File.
2. Right click and select "Record to CD"
3. On the CD creation Setup window, click the Options Button, then choose Disk at Once.
4. From the File Selection window, change File Type to ISO Image Files.
(there was no File options)
5. Click on the Start Recording button.

It has created the following directories on the CD-1:

Fedora, inages, isolinux and other files.

While rebooting on my system it says NTDLR missing.

Thanks,
asahoo
 
Old 02-25-2006, 05:32 PM   #6
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Does it the PC start correctly from other bootable CDs?
 
Old 02-26-2006, 08:18 AM   #7
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No.

It reports error (NTDLR missing).
 
Old 02-26-2006, 07:49 PM   #8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by asahoo
No.

It reports error (NTDLR missing).
That's a Windows boot error your'e getting. Sounds like your PC is not truly trying to boot from the CD-ROM drive.
 
  


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