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Old 03-12-2004, 06:54 PM   #1
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Want to Load Gentoo, burned the iso for 2004 but it wont boot

Hello, im yea definatly a but still ive used Redhat for like 3 weeks or so back about 2 years ago for the hell of it.

Well of course this is more of a general question because I cant even get the cd to boot. I know i have my bios setup correctly because i tryed using red hat and they load just fine. In fact I would use it but the Xserver is too old to allow me to use my Geforce 4 card. wouldn't allow me to startx at all so i got rid of it and im trying to use Gentoo

Thats the ISO i downloaded and tryed to boot... i know i burned it correctly. ( used a new version of nero )

if you could point out what im doing wrong it would be Muchly appreciated. also if this is not a bootable iso could you point me to one that is?
Old 03-12-2004, 10:44 PM   #2
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did u burn it as an image?

in nero file > burn image
Old 03-12-2004, 10:57 PM   #3
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Yes i followed the diretions on Gentoo's site exactly ( very short and easy )

i have this disk right here and i can see all the files on the CDR.
Old 03-19-2004, 07:57 PM   #4
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You did mean:=
the bootable image right!

Last edited by fcallaghan; 03-19-2004 at 08:13 PM.
Old 03-19-2004, 08:49 PM   #5
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Yeah, you need to make sure you have a Live CD or it won't work that way.


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