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Re: basic installation problem



Well, hell. Okay, I'll reburn the CDs. Thanks.

And thanks to everyone with the BIOS info. I checked
the documentation online, and now I have an even
better idea of how my computer works.

--- fredex <fredex fcshome stoneham ma us> wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 10, 2004 at 09:19:00AM -0700, 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
>               ^^^^^^^^^
> Here's your problem, right here (above). When you
> view the 
> contents of the CDROM after doing the burn you
> SHOULD NOT
> see any ISO files. You SHOULD see a filesystem
> containing a
> number of files and subdirectories.
> 
> If all you see is a single file, the ISO file,
> you've not done
> it right. The ISO is an image of a CDROM. YOu need
> to tell your
> CD burning tools to "create cd from image". Exactly
> how you do 
> that depends on which software you are using.
> 
> > 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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> > 
> > 
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