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Old 09-27-2008, 08:31 PM   #1
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can't boot fedora from install dvd


I'm new to Linux so i bought a book to read up. when i try to boot from the DVD that came with the book it won't boot. if i look in my computer in that drive it doesn't see the DVD if i put a windows disk in it boots. i have a HP desk top and a fedora 8 DVD i also tried a fedora 9.Thanks for any help.
 
Old 09-27-2008, 09:39 PM   #2
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Not to insult you...but you are sure you have a DVD drive and not just a CD-ROM drive, right?
 
Old 09-27-2008, 09:51 PM   #3
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i have one of each.
 
Old 09-27-2008, 09:53 PM   #4
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if i look at this disk in my laptop it works. both systems are xp pro
 
  


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