Bug#334468: (no subject)
> Package: installation-reports
> uname -a: N/A
> Date: 17.10.2005
> Method: businesscard CD image, netinst CD image for ia64
> Machine: custom PC
> Processor: Intel Pentium 4 640 3.0GHz, LGA 775
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ia64 architecture is for Itanium processor not for Pentium 4!
So it doesn't surprise me, that you couldn't boot with it.
Could you try one of the daily build ISO's at ?