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Old 02-05-2004, 08:57 PM   #1
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install problem


when i tried to install Linux on a computer today it wont boot from the CD when the system starts. can anyone hlpe me???
 
Old 02-05-2004, 09:01 PM   #2
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well lets go over some things first ..
is your computer able to boot with cdrom support?
and is the cdrom itself bootable?
 
Old 02-05-2004, 09:02 PM   #3
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Does your computer support bootable CDs? Most computers these days do... but sometimes you have to go into the bios and tell it to boot off a CD, or change the boot order so it'll try and boot off a CD.
 
Old 02-05-2004, 09:14 PM   #4
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it is a botable CD, and how do you change the Bios to do that???
 
Old 02-05-2004, 09:30 PM   #5
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Different BIOS's are different.

When you turn on the computer it will say hit either DEL or F2 to enter the bios. You need to navigate the bios to find something about the 1st boot device or boot order or anything like that. Then make it where the cdrom is enable and set to boot before the HDD. The floppy can go where ever you like.
 
Old 02-05-2004, 10:19 PM   #6
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it has Boot Squence: A,C,SCSI
would that be it???
 
Old 02-05-2004, 10:23 PM   #7
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yes ... change the first boot device to be the CDROM ...
usually you use the pgup, pgdwn keys to change them ...
and then you can put the second boot device as A or C and the third boot device to be the opposite for what you chose for the second
 
Old 02-05-2004, 10:27 PM   #8
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it has Boot Squence: A,C,SCSI
would that be it???
yes that is it correct you can change that value to a,cdrom,c and it should work
 
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i fixed
 
  


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