Re: Test of el-torito and isolinux multiboot for CD
I grabbed the isolinux version last week and installed yesterday. Please
see the responses below to each question.
Raphael Hertzog wrote:
What is your computer (cpu, how old is it ...) ?
I am running an AMD Athlon XP 1800+ (three weeks old.)
What is your BIOS (name and version) ?
Are you able to boot on the CD ?
Yes, no problems.
Yes. After typing bf24 <Enter> I am getting a text (ansi?) menu going
through the steps of installing the system. When I got to the part of
creating a boot floppy, it failed to create one. I did make the system
bootable and setup lilo with my other boot partitions. (Windows hda1,
Windows2 hdb1) The only problem I am having now is that after rebooting
I get the following error:
Do you see the prompt ?
INIT: Id "1" respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutes.
I do not know what what process it is trying to start, but it is in the
.../sbin directory. I will look tonight for a more detailed directory
listing. I am able to <ctrl><F2> and work in another terminal. I hope
More detail about my machine:
EPOX K8HA+ MB
Via KT266A chipset
256MB DDR Ram (Kingston)
IBM 60GB 7200RPM ATA100 HD
Winfast Geforce4 MX - 64MB DDR Video
Creative Labs Audigy MP3 Sound
Codegen ATX 6051L-G54 Case 300W PS
If no, what is happening ?
Feel free to provide more information if you think that it's
Thanks for your help !
PS: More information about the second (isolinux) image is available at :
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