5.2 ISO won't boot
ggop at madras.dyndns.org
Sat Jan 3 02:16:35 PST 2004
On Sat, Jan 03, 2004 at 08:54:54PM +1100, August Simonelli wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've had some trouble with booting from the 5.2 ISO I downloaded. Some
> background (long-winded, but bear with me):
> I downloaded 5.2RC2 disk1 and 5.2RC2 disk2 with Firebird on Red Hat 9.
> seemed well. I scp'd those files to my Mac (Panther) and created dmg's
> burned them to a CD. All looked well. I then tried to boot from the CD
> it didn't work. I made sure all BIOS settings were set to boot from CD
> first. I tested with a WinXP install CD and it could boot from cd. I
> the FreeBSD cd on another machine and it failed as well (windows
According to this link, converting an iso to dmg seems to disable
booting off CD. So you may want to burn the iso straight.
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