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Old 09-25-2003, 03:05 PM   #1
walsht3108
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Cant get install started


I had RH9 up and running before.
I am starting over now. I now have XP Pro on a 6GB HD. I have moved XP to the end of the drive using Partition Magic. I have the ISO images copied to the root C:
I downloaded Rawrite and Bootdisk.img to create a Red Hat Installation Disk.
I boot with the Installation disk and leave Directory holding image blank. Get Device /dev/hda1 does not contain images.
No matter what I choose It does not find the ISO images.
I can not autorun these disks. I have done this once before. I just cant figure out what I am overlooking.
 
Old 09-25-2003, 03:14 PM   #2
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ISO's aren't going to do you much good. The easiest solution is to burn an iso to cd as an image. You'll know you've done it right when you see a directory tree rather than one large file on the disc.
 
Old 09-25-2003, 03:30 PM   #3
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I have downloaded WinImage.
I can now see the ISO image that is on the root of my C: as a directory.

I did not run into this problem the first time. It still does not find the images on the hard drive.
I dont really care if I loose XP what is the easiest way to get the install started bearing in mind that I do not have the option to Boot from the CDs
 
Old 09-25-2003, 04:31 PM   #4
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Can you not boot from cds because your BIOS doesn't support it? No burner? This really would be the most pain-free installation method.

Anyway, moving XP to the end of the drive has probably renamed it from /dev/hda1 to /dev/hda2. Try booting from your installation floppy and using cfdisk to make sure.
 
  


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