Re: Booting Debian from Windows
On Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 08:10:37AM -0600, Patrick Kongawi wrote:
> To whom this may concern
> I have been having great difficulty creating a CD ISO for Debain. I
> went to "getting debian" and "Downloading large Image" and "Download
> CD/DVD with Jiggo" and select one of the official image. Is this the
> proper way to select and Image and write it to a CD? Will the BIOS
> read the CD if the Driver is selected? Please advise.
Jigdo is a suitable way to download a CD image, but don't forget you'll
need to download the jigdo client for windows, too. (Think of Jigdo as
an alternative to BitTorrent, etc).
Alternatively, if you have internet access, you might try a "netinst" CD
(Getting Debian -> Download a small installation image -> Small CDs). Be
aware that these won't work if you connect via WPA wireless or need some
specialist way of connecting to the internet, but for most people (wired
connection to a DSL router), it's great.
Finally, you say you're starting in Windows. Have you looked at