I burnt one more cd from another box, just to test if there was
something wrong with the laptop cd burner. Unfortunately the result
didnt change. I had the chance to run the 3 cd's I have burnt on another
computer that is not 64bit, and it gives me the same result on boot:
screen filled with colored rectangles and blinking crufted text. Is it
the expected behaviour for a ia64 installer running on a i386 machine?
Anyway the bug is about the ia64 beta4 installer failing to boot on a
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