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Re: [SLE] 9.1 Live CD won't boot working 8.1 pro system
  • From: BandiPat <penguin0601@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 12:25:22 -0400
  • Message-id: <200405171225.22637.penguin0601@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 17 May 2004 11:55 am, Andy Prough wrote:
> > Ok, seems the new version of the LiveCD still won't work with the
> > old Celeron Gateway! It does't even see the CD though, so I am not
> > sure what is going on with it. Or it sees it, but treats it as a
> > non-bootable CD and goes right to the regular Linux bootup. So at
> > least for this machine, the new LiveCD still doesn't work.
> >
> > Lee
> Lee,
> I had the same problem, then I saw where Marshall Heartley posted a
> fix for making this iso into a bootable cd on SLE on May 5th:
> "You can try and burn it from the command line. Like so: cdrecord
> dev=0,0,0 speed=12 -eject -data (name of iso including the
> extension). Substitute for the correct device, speed and name of
> image file on your system. I did burn a Live CD and it works very
> well for me here."
> I tried his suggestion, and only had to put the name and location of
> the iso image (Desktop/LiveCD-9.1-01.iso for me) into his command
> line example - my laptop figured correctly that dev=0,0,0 was
> pointing to the built in burner. Anyway, I got a nice, bootable CD,
> and 9.1 certainly looks nice.
> Andy Prough

Thanks Andy for the suggestion. Seems I was mistaken about the amount
of ram in this system, as it only had 192mb where I thought it was
256mb. I did burn a disc from your & Marshall's instructions, but it
seems, if there is not enough ram in the system, it won't run.

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