Burning CD

perryh at pluto.rain.com perryh at pluto.rain.com
Tue Nov 8 04:01:16 UTC 2011

Robert Bonomi <bonomi at mail.r-bonomi.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Nov 2011 12:59:23 -0800 (PST), C Horman <bjhcmh at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Pentium 4, with 400MB of RAM and 2G harddrive.  There is no
> > other operating system on the computer.   When I put the CD
> > in to boot I get the message Non System disk - disk error ...
> The _first_ thing to check is the list of 'boot devices' in the
> computer's BIOS.  Make sure the CD Drive islisted.

Not just listed, but listed _ahead_ of the hard drive in the boot
sequence.  That "Non System disk ..." message is what an empty or
data-only disk will produce if it is booted.

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