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Re: Fedora 8 64-bit Athlon Install- Can't find CD/DVD Drives?



On Wed, 2008-01-23 at 15:14 +1030, Tim wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-01-22 at 18:47 -0500, Rick Bilonick wrote:
> > I forgot to mention that when it comes up with the list of devices
> > where the packages might be, I choose CD/DVD and then it says it can't
> > find any device of that type. That's what really baffles me. How can
> > it boot from the DVD and yet not see the DVD device? 
> 
> I've had that problem on one or two systems.  One of them had several
> ATAPI drives (ZIP, LS120, CD-burner, DVD-ROM), and my BIOS would let me
> boot from only some of them.  I had to unplug some drives to do an
> install.
> 
> I don't think I've seen further information, yet, about your system.
> 
> The list of install devices is just a list, the system has to know how
> to access the DVD that entry points to, separately.  It'll still list
> DVD as a choice, even if you didn't have such a drive on your system.
> 
> -- 
> [tim bigblack ~]$ uname -ipr
> 2.6.23.12-52.fc7 i686 i386
> 
> Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored.
> I read messages from the public lists.
> ________________________________________________________________
> 
> If I wanted a hard time I would have used Windows...
> 
I posted more info in my reply to Rick Stevens.

Rick B.


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