Re: Debian won't boot
Kent West wrote:
> Kent West wrote:
>> Francisco Antônio da Silva Souza wrote:
>>> Hi Vwaju,
>>> you can get a live version of Debian in page
>> So when I go to this page I get an option of "amd64" or "i386". Which
>> one do I want for a general-purpose boot-on-almost-any-machine,
>> including an Intel Mac, CD? (I assume since Ubuntu LiveCDs and Knoppix
>> LiveCDs, etc, can boot on most any machine, Debian's LiveCD has similar
>> I'm going to guess that the "amd64" is not just for AMD, but is rather
>> for modern chipsets, and I'll download/burn that ISO. (My assumption is
>> also based on the idea that "i386" seems antiquated.) If I'm wrong, it's
>> just a CD and the time necessary for downloading.
Okay, wrong guess. I'll try the "i386" variant now.
> Uh, oh. Now I've got a choice of "bt-cd" or "iso-cd" (as well as a
> couple of others). Not knowing what "bt" stands for, I'll guess I'm
> supposed to download the "iso-cd".
Apparently the right guess. It burned successfully, at least.
Kent West <*)))><