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From: Cymen Vig <cvig@××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Dumb install question
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2001 14:09:24
Message-Id: 04fd01c08326$6eca1ff0$c700a8c0@cymen
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Dumb install question by 320095285153-0001@t-online.de (Achim Gottinger)
> drobbins@g.o wrote: > > > On Sat, Jan 20, 2001 at 03:44:25PM -0500, Bob Collins wrote: > > > I am trying to install Gentoo Linux 1.0rc3 onto a new box. AMD K6-2
550,
> > > 96MB ram, 10GB HD, Mach 64 based video card, 3Com Nic. Nothing
unusual.
> > > > > > I have downloaded the iso image and burned it under Windows NT using > > > Adaptec software. I have used this method for many Redhat and FreeBSD > > > ISOs, with never a trouble. This new box will boot the Redhat or
FreeBSD
> > > cds fine, but the Gentoo will not. I receive a cdrom boot failure > > > notice. > > > > > > Can the ISO be burnt under NT? Or must it burn under Redhat or some > > > such? > > > > First, you'll need to wait for Gentoo Linux 1.0_rc4, because the current > > version is incompatible with AMD K6 processors. However, burning the CD
from
> > Windows should work. Possibly this is due to the K6 incompatibility? > > > > Hmm, the image is not fully ISO compatible, I used a not so strict
ISO-level to
> allow the usage > of filenames longer that 32 chars (joliet). Maybe that can cause problems
when
> burned from windows. > I use xcdroast under linux over here.
I used FireBurner under windows (2000) to burn my rc3 disc. No problems here... You can get FireBurner at: http://www.fireburner.com/ (shareware download) Cymen Vig cvig@××××××.com

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Re: [gentoo-dev] Dumb install question "Gregory M. Hebel" <gregh@×××××.net>