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Old 04-12-2009, 01:44 AM   #1
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RHEL 5 how to make a bootable dvd please help


For home testing purpose to being into the world of linux i downloaded RHEL 5 from torrent now after unzipping it into a folder i copied it as it is to a DVD but its a nonbootable.
everything unzipped seems to be fine but still i m not able to boot it.
there is a folder isolinux in the unzipped content

Can any 1 please help me and give me clear steps for making a bootable DVD.

I am new to linux so please if possible give me detail help.

Old 04-12-2009, 03:37 AM   #2
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You need to burn the ISO to DVD, not copy the files.
In you burning software look for
"burn ISO" or "burn image"
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I wonder how you have unzipped an ISO image file. Or maybe you just downloaded something else, instead of the system ISO file.

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