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From: "Cymen Vig" <cvig@...>
Subject: Re: Dumb install question
Date: Sat Jan 20 14:10:02 2001
> 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@...


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