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Old 07-20-2003, 08:15 AM   #1
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Downloading the right files for Mandrake INstall

Hi guys, i have finished downloading the:

Mandrake Linux 9.1 ISO images mirrors for i586 and higher

from the ManDrake website, all 3 of the ISO files.

These is the name of the files:


So i burned all three on 3 blank cdr's but when i try to install the first cd on a brand new hd, it says:

DISK boot Failure, Insert system disk and press enter.

I really dont think i have all the files necessary to install Mandrake. cAN u guys tell me where i dl all the necessary files for this to work thanks
Old 07-20-2003, 08:30 AM   #2
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disk failure

Sounds like you may not have your bios set for first device to boot from as cdrom. Check that setting before continuing.
Old 07-20-2003, 11:20 AM   #3
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when you burned the .iso files onto a cd, did you burn them as images?

Also, make sure you have your BIOS setup right so that it boots off of CD when you start your computer ( you can do this by pressing <deL> or whatever your computer has as default while it is checking memory and starting up )

Thoes three files ( which should all be about 650mb each or collectively 1.8gb ) should be all that you need. I just installed mandrake 9.1 via burned cds.
Old 07-20-2003, 11:24 AM   #4
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thanks guys, i finally installed mandrake 9.1, i took a friends advice an used nero to burn the images. i can install now and everything is fine now. thanks alot guys


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