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Re: Install Woes

I have a similar problem trying to install RH 5.2 on my 486 system.  when I boot to the install disk I made from thhe RH cd with rawrite,  it says Loading initrd.img..........
then goes to the next line and says Loading vmlinuz ...... Boot failed
Are my problem and Ray's related?

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On 10/17/99, at 4:11 PM, Online Design wrote:

>I wish to install RH5.2, on an old PB desktop. It's running an Intel OD,
>with 64 m of Ram. I pulled a 1x gig HDD from another box, which has win95
>on it.....I can boot the machine with that drive.
>The CD-ROM connects to the SB16 card, and it's an older BIOS, so boot from
>CD won't work.
>I tried to boot to DOS, then run autoboot, but the drive comes up invalid,
>even tho it's detected. I assume this is normal, due to the architecture.
>I made no less than 4 boot disks on my P3 550.....when I hit enter at
>"boot:", it returns "loading", with 4 or 5 ".....", then halts. Game over.
>I considered the install from the HDD, but that requires boot floppies, if
>I could, I wouldn't have to....well you get the idea.
>When I made some of the boot disks, I used "dir a:', just in case the
>address was the problem. Still no go. Occassioally, when I hit enter at the
>first RH screen, the machine just reboots!
>Any ideas?
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