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Old 10-27-2006, 11:03 PM   #1
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unable to boot Debian-Source DVD

I Downloaded 2 Source Debian-Source 3.1 Sarge Distro and burned 2 dvd iso files. However the Dvd fails to boot.

My bios settings have the cdrom drive as the first device that can boot. My 2 DVD rom drives are able to boot other cds.

Im wondering why im not greeted with the Debian installer when i restart the machine with the DVD in the drive.

Im also wondering if the Debian-Source DVD are even bootable, should i have dowloaded the Debian-Binary?
Old 10-27-2006, 11:38 PM   #2
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AFAIK the source ISOs just contain source code. You will need DVDs with binary to install.
Old 10-28-2006, 12:03 AM   #3
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Thank you

I wish i had known that.


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