7.2 CD won't boot

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 16:19:30 UTC 2009

On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 11:41 AM, John Nielsen.<info at us.army.org> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> My 7.2 Release Disc 1 won't boot.  I get the following and nothing more:
> CD Loader 1.2
> Building the boot loader arguments
> Looking up /BOOT/LOADER... Found
> Relocating the loader and the BTX
> I'm running on a Intel SE7501BR2, single Xeon, 2GB.  I have burned a
> second CD and swapped the CD drive, cable and RAM, all to no avail.  I
> have a RR1520 RAID controller, but removed that as well.  On-board SCSI
> controller and serial ports have been disabled, too.  Nothing seems to
> make a difference.
> What on earth could be going on?

Can you verify if another machine boots the CD?  Could be a bad download.

Could be a hardware incompatibility.

Also, could you try disabling ACPI at boot?

Glen Barber

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