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Old 04-26-2002, 12:21 PM   #1
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mandrake linux boot image


I can't seem to get mandrake to boot to start the installation. I have a USB floppy that i have attached to my laptop and i created the boot image using the rawrite program that was included and the boot still failed. Anyone have any suggestions??
 
Old 04-26-2002, 04:35 PM   #2
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Have you tried booting from the CD. The CD is bootable...that is how I do it here.

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Old 04-26-2002, 04:58 PM   #3
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i tired the floppy because booting from the cd gives the same "boot failed" message. and ofcourse there isn't an autoboot.bat file in dosutils.
 
Old 04-26-2002, 05:06 PM   #4
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Something similar happened to me on my first install and it turned out to be a bad burn (I'm assuming you downloaded and burned your own disks here). Have you tried re-burning the disks?

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Old 04-26-2002, 08:40 PM   #5
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actually it's a bought copy, not officially mandrake but i guess they burnt it so it very well might be a bad burn
 
  


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