Bug 60645 - install cd will not boot
install cd will not boot
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-03-03 21:44 EST by Donald Harper
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-03 21:44:13 EST
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Description Donald Harper 2002-03-03 21:44:08 EST
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Description of problem:
Install CD will not boot

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.insert CD
2.power on
3.does not boot of CD

Actual Results:  no boot.

Expected Results:  boot to installer

Additional info:

This is a fairly new laptop, but the BIOS apperantly does not like booting from
a 2.88M boot image.  The system will boot RH 6.2 just fine.
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-03-04 15:33:38 EST
There are laptops which do not boot the 2.88M image properly.  You can work
around this by booting from floppy.

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