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Old 03-07-2006, 05:55 PM   #1
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problem booting Fedora


i'm completely new to linux, my computer teacher has been urging me to try it out, so i got some old machines and put together a decent box. i know for a fact the harddrive, ram and cd-rom are good. i keep getting the error "please insert proper boot media, press any key when ready". the cdrom is showing up as the Sec. Slave and i cant get the harddrive to show up at all. HELPP please.
 
Old 03-07-2006, 06:07 PM   #2
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So it doesn't boot the Fedora CD (is this right?). Did you burn the images correctly? Have you every booted other CDs like Knoppix successfully?
 
Old 03-07-2006, 06:08 PM   #3
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yes

this is my teacher's cd, he's a network engineer for the school and is possitive the cd works. no, i have never booted a linux system before, only windows, and i'm not very familiar with knoppix.
 
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