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Re: Please test this woody cd image

I tried  it - boot failed

ISOLINUX 1.66 2002-01-01 isolinux: Loading spec packet failed, trying to wing it
isolinux: Failed to locate CD-ROM device; boot failed

The cd-rom *did* spin up....

Machine details:

cpu: Pentium 133
age: 1997 model
AOpen motherboard
RAM 64Mb
BIOS: American Megatrends Inc AP5VM R2.40 Dec.12.1996

I'll be happy to supply any aother details and/or try again.


On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 11:06:44AM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> release is coming soon ... and we need a bit of feedback about
> a new feature we plan to use on CD1 of Debian woody for i386.
> This feature is the possibility to select a flavor to boot when you boot
> from CD1 (instead of booting from a different CD for each flavor).
> We have made a test image (thanks go to Chris Lawrence) :
> http://www.phy.olemiss.edu/debian-cd/
> Please grab it, burn it, and try to boot on it (you can also install
> Debian with it if you want :-)). 
> The same iso image is available from those sites :
> http://www.phy.olemiss.edu/debian-cd/woody-i386-1.raw
> http://people.debian.org/~hertzog/debian-cd/woody-isolinux.iso
> Note that this ISO is small enough to burn to a 5cm (3 inch) CD-R/RW,
> and contains enough packages to install a functional version of Debian.
> You can select the flavor to boot by typing one of the flavor name on
> the "boot:" prompt :
> idepci or linux (default)
> compact (with full scsi support)
> bf24 (installs with kernel 2.4 for machines with very recent hardware)
> vanilla (the old default kernel with all modules but the install lacks
>          i18n)
> You can use F3 to see more information about the available flavors.
> If you have troubles booting the CD, please report your problems to
> debian-cdOlists.debian.org (reply-to set) and give information about
> your computer (cpu, age, bios name & version, ...).
> If you have troubles during the installation process, please report your
> problems to debian-bootOlists.debian.org.
> Cheers,
> PS: More info about this image can be found here :
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-cd/2002/debian-cd-200204/msg00067.html
> -- 
> Raphaël Hertzog -+- http://strasbourg.linuxfr.org/~raphael/
> Formation Linux et logiciel libre : http://www.logidee.com

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