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Re: Fwd: Not Bootable CD/DVD in IA64 iso images

On Sat, Apr 14, 2007 at 03:07:40AM +0300, Elias Chrysoheris wrote:
>Hi there,
>My name is Elias Chrysoheris and I'm an electronic engineer. I use Linux
>scince 1995. I used SuSE Linux but after the MS-Novel contract, I decided to
>move to other destribution. So, after a long time of tests I decided that
>Debian is the one that suits me.
>I downloaded the DVD iso images of Debian Testing 4.0 for 686, burned them
>using K3b, and installed it!. Everything is fine. After that, I downloaded
>the DVD iso images of Debian Stable for IA64 to install it in an Intel Core
>Duo system. I burned the DVDs using K3b again, but I found out that the DVDs
>(actually the first one that is intented to be bootable) could not boot. I
>downloaded the Network installation CD (iso image) but again it was not
>bootable. Finally, I downloaded the first CD of the CD Installation iso
>images, burned it, but again it could not boot.
>I realized that, when browsing the CD/DVDs I could see the /boot folder,
> which contains the boot image, but in the normal bootable CD/DVDs it was
> hidden. Do I make a mistake, or is this a problem in the iso images of the
> IA64 architecture?

http://www.debian.org/CD/faq/#which-cd (paragraph 2)

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"You can't barbecue lettuce!" -- Ellie Crane

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