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Re: [K12OSN] K12LTSP 4.2.0 beta #7 & a new mirror



Eric Harrison wrote:


The seventh beta build of K12LTSP 4.2.0 has been uploaded.


I still have not been able to reproduce the ISO booting issue
a few have reported. To mitigate the issue, I included a copy
of boot.iso in with the K12LTSP ISOs. It is small, so it doesn't
really hurt much & it can come in handy.

I think I have seen this problem.
4.2.0 beta5 was booted and installed correctly in 2 different computers - Dell laptop and AMD Athlon 900 computer.
Now I tried to install it to totally new machine AMD Smptron 2600+ MSI K3M motherboard and samsung 52x32x52x cdrw.
So no booting. I tried same type cdrw - nothing. I tried old dvdrom - nothing.


Now I was booting same dvd-rom with old AMD Duron 750 - it works, now I changed dvd-rom with cdrw and it works too. So I burned boot.iso from first setup cd and booted from it to install linux to this new machine.

Summary:
it must be something with new BIOS.
All other hardware and software works well.
ISO's was rsynced, md5sum was ok, k3b in k12ltsp4.1.1 was used to writing cd-s.
Older computers haven't this booting problem.
boot.iso boots ok,
win2000 boots ok,
but k12ltsp4.2.0 beta5 disk1 not a single time boots in this new computer.


Olle Niit


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