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I just bought a Mandriva 10.1 DVD because i have dial up , and i was trying to install it, and it brought up DR-DOS, and detected all of my hardware, and then it asked me about DOS Protected Mode Services and it gave me memory options and it prompts me for my choice, and my choice is /MLX but i cant figure out how to choose it. I tried INSTALL/MLX and setup/mlx etc. but nothing works. This may sound stupid but this is my first time installing linux. Thank You
I have been looking for a topic about this EVERYWHERE on the internet. I asked everyone and nobody knew. I burnt it with nero as a Bootable Data Disc. I guess all i have to do is burn as just a data disc. THANK YOU!!!!!!
actually, now that i think about it
Nero just gave me my option page. It said that i can burn a UDF/ISO disc which it describes as readable on Windows systems. Then i could also burn a "Data Disc" should i choose one of these?
I could also just click "Send to E:" which is my burner and then just burn the ISOs from the windows option. This does not give format options which actually might be good so it will burn it As-Is.
Just to explain more, if you burn it as a data CD you have a CD with one file on it, the iso (useless). An iso is an image containing all the files that should be in all the various places on the CD. Burning it as an image extracts (in a way) those files to the CD.
Okay. New problem. I burnt it as the ISO disc. When i restarted it did not detect and load. I checked my bios, and indeed, the drive was set as 1st. I think that is quite odd. Any reason that now, as an iso disc, the computer isn't detecting it to boot from?
Distribution: Mandriva mostly, vector 5.1, tried many.Suse gone from HD because bad Novell/Zinblows agreement
How did you solve your problem then? It will be interesting
to anybody reading this thread.
Hope your dual boot goes well. There are plenty of emails in LQ
on the subject. Be warned that backups are worthwile.
If you use win2000 or XP you want to be sure to leave the MBR
untouched bec zindozs expect to be the first to boot the win bootloader (ntloader?) that boolooader congfig filewill then (once edited) offer you the opportunity to boot the linux OS