On 12/06/2009 11:46 AM, BeartoothHOS wrote: > > My #3 PC is a handed-down Dell PowerEdge sc1420, now running F11, > which began life as a server for a list I help manage. (The list is now > hosted elsewhere.) I call it BBB (Big Black Beast), since it's so much > larger and blacker than any of my others. > > I also have a Lite-On external USB DVD-RW drive, which the BBB > sees perfectly well when it's plugged into it. I can read the files on > it, which look normal afaict -- in fact, I have installed F12 on two > other machines from the same DVD. > > And I have the boot sequence in the BIOS set to start with the > DVD drive, in order to upgrade to F12 that way. But it doesn't. > Try doing a USB boot instead of a DVD boot. I suspect that the BIOS does not see the USB DVD-RW drive as a DVD drive. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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