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RE: Booting from RedHat 7.2 cdrom problem



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jerome AUGE [mailto:auge irit fr] 
> Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2001 5:06 AM
> To: enigma-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: Booting from RedHat 7.2 cdrom problem
> 
> 
> Warren Togami wrote:
> > 
> > Eltorito booting of CD's emulates a floppy device.  Is your 
> floppy device
> > activated in your BIOS?  This sometimes makes a difference 
> when trying to
> > boot CD's.  It is generally safe to enable the floppy 
> device even if you
> > don't have a floppy drive, just disable "Boot up floppy 
> seek" in your BIOS.
> > 
> 
> I sure my problem is that my BIOS don't handle 2.88Mo floppy disk.
> I made a custom iso that contains the files from the first iso but I
> used "images/boot.img" as the "El Torito" boot image, instead of the
> default "dosutils/autoboot/cdboot.img", the difference is that
> "boot.img" is only 1.44Mo while "cdboot.img" is 2.88Mo.
> And now I can boot directly from this custom CD ... I tested 
> the rescue
> mode and it works, so I'll try the install part later ...
> 

That's most likely what is causing the boot problem I'm having as well.  My
system does not support 2.88 floppies either.


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Michael St. Laurent
Hartwell Corporation

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