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Re: Help loading Debian

On Sunday 03 July 2005 02:43, Jim Kern wrote:

   Hi jim.

          In the burning software you are using look for burning a .iso image 
option. The    debian-31r0a-i386-netinst.iso   file is read to burn.

              all the best 

               peter colton

> Yes I am burning the image as: debian-31r0a-i386-netinst.iso
> Thanks Peter,
> Yes I am burning the image as: debian-31r0a-i386-netinst.iso
> Do I need to unpack it first?  If so, how?  The system I am trying to boot
> from already has Redhat on it.  From Redhat I can actually mount the cdrom
> drive and when I run the .iso file it dosent like the fact that it is a
> binary file.
> Jim
> peter colton <dotdebsarge@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> On Saturday 02 July 2005 21:24, Jim Kern wrote:
> > This is my second attempt in a year to get Debian on my machine. Why is
> > it so dificult. I have downloaded the ISO image of the net install and
> > burned it to a CD. Is this CD supposed to be bootable? Anyway when I
> > insert the CD in an i386 based machine it looks at the CD and returns not
> > boot record found. I have tried to look at your site to find a simple
> > proceedure to get this on my machine. I almost seems as though you want
> > it to be hard so that people buy the disks. I hope not but I feel I am
> > helping you if I am honest about it. Anyway I hope you can point me in
> > the right direction.
> >
> > Jim
> hello jim
> Are you burning the cd image as a .iso file ? not a data file.
> all the best
> peter colton
> ps will knoppix boot from the cdrom drive if so you should be able
> to install debian sarge from a install cd .iso image

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