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Old 04-08-2005, 10:07 PM   #1
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Unhappy mandrake 10.0 boot disk problem

Hey, i'm trying to create the boot disk for mandrake 10.0 but whenever i get to 68% of creating the boot disk using the rawwritewin program it stops and says "the drive cannot find the sector requested", and i've tried a few different images for it (cdrom.img) and it still goes to the same percentage, any help would be appreciated.
Old 04-09-2005, 11:59 AM   #2
Robert G. Hays
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Sounds like your first step is to copy the image to either another file or to nul.

"copy <\somepath>\<imagefile> <\somepath>\<somefile>" ; of course you don't copy it to itself!
"copy <\somepath>\<imagefile> nul"

This is to see if you had a sector fail.
If so, I'm sure you know what to do.



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