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Re: basic installation problem



That makes sense. So...how do I change the BIOS order?
I'm looking through Linux in a Nutshell, but I'm not
finding anything that easily says how to do this.

--- Mike Noble <mgnoble cox net> wrote:

> joshua neff wrote:
> > Hi, everyone. My desktop has Red Hat 9 currently
> > installed on it, but I decided to do a clean
> > installation of Fedora Core 2 (rather than simply
> > upgrade). I downloaded the 4 disc iso files and
> burned
> > them to CDs (after checking the md5sums). The CD
> > burnings seemed to go fine, and the discs all show
> the
> > appropriate iso files on them. I loaded disc 1
> into
> > the CD-ROM drive and rebooted my desktop, but it
> just
> > started up Red Hat 9 again, rather than the Fedora
> > Core installation. Just to check, I loaded disc 1
> into
> > my notebook (a Dell running on Windows XP) and
> > rebooted, and again, the Fedora Core installation
> > didn't begin.
> > 
> > Any suggestions? (Keeping in mind that I'm pretty
> much
> > a newbie when it comes to Linux, but I have some
> > O'Reilly books and I'm more than willing to do the
> > work to learn more. So I may be confused by highly
> > technical answers, but I don't want to remain
> ignorant.)
> > 
> > =====
> > --joshua m. neff
> > 
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> 
> This sounds like your BIOS is setup to look at the
> following:
> floppy
> HD
> CD ROM
> 
> You need to change the BIOS order to have the CD ROM
> before the HD.
> This way the boot image on the CD ROM will be found
> before the HD.
> 
> Mike
> 
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