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Old 10-12-2005, 02:14 AM   #1
shueib
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Trouble making Bootable Linux Disc


Hi . Im a Newbie to Linux

I have Downloaded Iso Images of Red Hat Linux 9 (shrike) i have downloaded all the three disks.
Im using Windows Xp sp2 . i made a bootable disk of linux using nero
cd(boot) and using the boot.img file as boot file required and selected all the directories wch i have downloaded as disc 1.

everything went fine whn i restarted the system using boot 4m cd it booted
linux screen came
press enter to setup in graphical mode but after that
After i press Enter
text mode came and it asked me for language and after that it says no Red Hat Installation disc found.
options like install 4m hard disk n all r there.

Can anyone plz tell me how can i make linux installation disk so tht i can easily install linux on my system using these Cd's

also tell me the procedure for rest of the 2 cd's will they b bootable also.?

this is my first post
Hope to get some replies..
 
Old 10-12-2005, 08:44 AM   #2
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create boot diskette in your windos
C:/>d:
D:/>cd \dostutils
D:dosutils/>rawrite

Enter disk image source file name: d:..\images\boot.img

Enter target diskette drive: a:

Please insert a formatted diskette into drive A: and Press -ENTER- :


ps: assume D is ur cd lah

dont worry about others cd , installer ask then u put in

someone make correction if that thing not right because i no longer use rh now use fedora

no more bootdisk but as i rember rh9 need

Last edited by routers; 10-12-2005 at 08:49 AM.
 
Old 10-12-2005, 10:22 AM   #3
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If you use Nero, you can burn the ISO as an image. The ISO should have all the bootinformation in it.

Open the full Version of Nero, and make a new project. Then do Recorder > Burn Image.

Choose the ISO to burn and burn it.
 
  


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