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Old 04-23-2007, 08:30 PM   #1
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Slackware 11.0 boot from cd problem


I downloaded the 3 ISOs for Slackware 11.0 and burned them to CD-Rs. I put the first one in the cd drive and rebooted. Unfortunately, the PC booted to grub(on the hard drive) and not the CD. I know the BIOS is set correctly because I can boot to DSL (Damn Small Linux) and I know the CD is good because it booted up on another PC. I also checked the md5 check sum of the ISO and it came out correctly. Any help? If you have any questions, feel free to ask.

Thanks, Kaz
 
Old 04-23-2007, 08:59 PM   #2
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I suggest that you have a look at this thread.
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=510648
 
Old 04-23-2007, 10:33 PM   #3
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Burn your .iso onto CD at the slowest speed, no faster than 4X. I've found that high speed .iso burns can be problematic.

Luck!
 
Old 04-23-2007, 10:48 PM   #4
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if md5sum checks then it is burned correctly
 
Old 04-23-2007, 11:54 PM   #5
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Also, burn your ISO as an Image, not a regular file
 
Old 04-24-2007, 06:30 AM   #6
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Thanks Allend. I read the thread and I tried the 10.2 version trick where you boot from the 10.2 cd and then switch to the 11.0 cd. It worked perfectly. Slackware is installing as I type this. Thanks you guys for your advice.

Kaz
 
  


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