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Re: Where to get Fedora 8 CDs

One of the linux journal type magazines on the shelf this month
includes FC8. $6 - no waiting to download and burn.


On Jan 20, 2008 7:51 AM, Marko Vojinovic <vvmarko panet co yu> wrote:
> On Sunday 20 January 2008 02:56, Kam Leo wrote:
> > 2008/1/19 vamythguy <vamythguy gmail com>:
> > > I'm having the same issue - is it not possible to boot from the DVD?
> >
> > The F8 DVD is bootable. The drive on your system might not be able to
> > read the medium that you are using. If the medium you used is DVD-R or
> > DVD+RW switch to DVD+R.
> There is another possibility. Your drive may be of the kind that does read the
> dvd media, but *does not* boot from it. The easiest way out of this situation
> is to burn a rescue cd, start the installation, and then choose the option to
> install from dvd. The installer will then ask you to put the F8 dvd in the
> drive, and read it no problem, once it is already booted.
> Best, :-)
> Marko
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Chuck Carson - Sr. Software Engineer
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