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Old 04-09-2004, 01:07 PM   #1
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How to create a bootable CDROM?

I have downloaded an .iso (first .iso for linux installation), I burnt it to a CDROM. However, I found that it cannot be bootable. What step should be made in order to have it bootable? Many thanks.
Old 04-09-2004, 01:15 PM   #2
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What app are you trying to use to burn the ISO? are you trying under a linux distro or windows ??


Old 04-09-2004, 01:29 PM   #3
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I burnt it with "cdrecord".
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Ignore if you have already done this:

Check your BIOS settings to see if you have enabled 'boot from cdrom'.

If you're not sure how to do this, reply.

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I'm sure my BIOS has been set to boot from CDROM drive. This is because I have placed another bootable CDROM to the drive and it can boot from it.
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i never used that program before but there should be an option to burn as a .ISO

if you just burn it, it will just burn as a regular file on the disc

if you burn it as a .ISO it will be bootable


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