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From: 320095285153-0001@... (Achim Gottinger)
Subject: Re: Dumb install question
Date: Sat Jan 20 13:13:01 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.

Bye Achim

>
> 1.0_rc4 is coming soon; that should work for you.
>
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