Hi, The kernel on the 1997-05-01 boot disks does not have the loop device built in. this means that it cannot mount the floppy images on a CD-ROM to do the install when doing a bootable CD install. Cheers, Phil. -- TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to firstname.lastname@example.org . Trouble? e-mail to email@example.com .