Re: CDROM (2.0beta) bootablilty
Philip Hands <email@example.com> writes:
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> Date: Wed, 08 Jul 1998 16:46:40 +0100
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> From: Philip Hands <email@example.com>
> Enrique, You sussed it!
> I've just burnt my first booting 2.0 CD, that even boots on my Award BIOS
> The fix is to ensure that the boot floppy image is close to the
> start of the image, which I've done by putting it under a separate
> top level directory, and naming that before the normal one on the
> mkisofs command line.
> I just uploaded the version of debian-cd I used, and am producing
> some 2.0beta3 images in the next couple of hours.
> I've done a fair amount of editing of the debian-cd scripts, so I could
> easily have introduced a bug or two (hopefully not though). Test reports
> would be appreciated.
The question that remains is:
Is it a bug or a feature?
Interesting enough: The only board on which I was able to boot from
has an SiS chipset but an Award Bios. Asus board with Intel chipsets
and Award Bios did not (generalizing from the 5 computers I was able
Waiting for beta3,
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