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Old 11-12-2002, 01:36 AM   #1
h82luz
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Unhappy Installing RH 8.0


Hello there!

This is my very first install...I have the boot.img on floppy and RH 8.0 on cd-rom. I am able to begin the install process but I get to a question of what type of CD-ROM I have...It does not give me a multiple choice...just a SCSI option...but it is an IDE CD-ROM(ATAPI). It is a Toshiba XM 5502TA. any help would be great!


TIA

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Old 11-12-2002, 08:30 AM   #2
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If the install program isn't seeing your CD-Rom, the install guide
suggests a way to nudge it along.
Resart the install. At the 'boot :' prompt, enter:
linux hdX=cdrom

where X = a, b, c or d

a = 1st IDE master, b = 1st IDE slave, c = 2nd IDE master,
d = 2nd IDE slave

Hope this helps, good luck.
 
Old 11-12-2002, 08:30 AM   #3
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if you burned the iso image properly, you should be able to boot directly from the cdrom drive, by changing the boot sequence in your bios.
 
Old 11-12-2002, 02:11 PM   #4
h82luz
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Unhappy got past that hump!...

I had to change the way the CD ROM was connected to the motherboard...now my computer is freezing on install...it actually gets through all questions and starts to install then freezes after 7 packages are in!
 
  


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