> I want to install the distribution debian for ia64 and when i > restart de the PC with the "bootable" installation CD inside it > does not work, the pc read from CD but the installation doesn't > start. What can i do?. With the distribution for i386 it works perfectly. The core 2 duo is not an ia64 processor. It is em64-t which is intels clone of amd64, therefore you should be using the amd64 version of debian.