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Save me from Windows...I have a little server, and it had Win2K pro on it.
I have 3 ISO discs from RH (RH 9).
I have a Win 98 Bootdisk, and am fooling with FDISK.
I would like to put RedHat9 on this machine, but do not know how. I have basic instruction for AFTER the machine accepts the discs (ISOs) but I cant even get it to want to install Linux...
Forget the DOS disk.
1) Put CD1 in the drive
2) Reboot - make sure your BIOS is set to boot from CD
3) At the "boot:" prompt press return
4) Follow the onscreen instructions and post any error messages (EXACT) and a description of any problems you have.
People are happy to help but we'll need a bit more info.
Last edited by david_ross; 05-05-2003 at 04:58 PM.
So your CD's (1, 2 & 3) have lots of files not just one ISO image on them?
Do you mean that you extracted the files from the ISO then burn't the files to CD? If so then the boot record on the CD will have been lost.
Sorry if the above is totally wrong - I'm just trying to see where you are. If I am wrong:
Try puting CD1 in another machine and see if it will boot (you may need to change the BIOS) This will NOT change that computer in any way if you do not go past the "boot:" prompt.
Hmmm. I put both types of the image CDs into another machine running Win2k pro, a dell laptop.
It seemed to ignore both CD (by both I mean disc 1 the .cif and disc 1 the iso).
It went straight to loadingthe darn 2k pro.
I downloaded the isos from
When you used EZ CD Creator did you go to the File menu and choose burn CD from Image, if not you would have just made a copy of the ISO file and this will not boot, when you put the cd in the cd rom and look at the files on the CD you should have a couple of directories 4 or 5 I believe and you should have a couple of files, if not then you just made a copy of the iso files. If you don't see these directories and files then you will have to go back to EZ CD Creator or NERO and choose Burn CD from Image
PS if you use EZ CD Creator you will have to change file type from .cif to .iso when the screen opens up asking which image you want to burn.
Using Easy CD Creator
1. From the menu, click on File.
2. Select Create CD From Disc Image from the drop down menu.
3. On the CD creation Setup window, click the Advanced Button, then choose Disk at Once. If you use Track at once, you'll get an unusable CD.
4. From the File Selection window, change File Type to ISO Image Files.
5. Double click on the .iso file to be burned.
6. Click on the Burn CD icon on the File Menu.
Hmmm.interesting. The thing is There is no "advanced" tab on easy cd creator 5 platinum.
Track at once VS. disc at once, I have seen that for Music CD...but I can't find it here, or the option does not exist.../Any hints?