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Old 05-07-2007, 11:33 PM   #1
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help! fedora 6.90 live CD can not boot up on my pc

i tried to use a fedora 6.90 live CD on my home PC, but wouldn't boot
up, there was a message: vesamenu.c32: attempted dos system call, i
stopped there. at school, the CD worded well.
Old 05-08-2007, 07:03 AM   #2
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when you boot your PC go into the BIOS setup screen, (normally press del or a F key when it prompts)

the find the section on boot order.

make sure that the CD drive is set to boot before the hardrive
Old 07-06-2007, 12:50 AM   #3
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are you using an old machine?
I get the same error in my older machine, but not in two newer ones, it seems to be related to VESA compatibility
Old 11-10-2007, 02:46 PM   #4
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You can get past the vesamenu.c32 error by typing linux at the boot: prompt.


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