[ltp] Re: Bootable CD

Frank Roberts - SOTL linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 20 Mar 2003 08:18:23 -0500

On Wednesday 19 March 2003 21:49, Richard Neill wrote:
> If your system will boot from another CD, but not from the Mandrake ISO=
> then the chances are that you have a problem with the disc.

This is where I was at.=20

I had reach the conclusion that either the ISO were bad or that I did not=
the correct procedure with just an equal probability of one or the other.

If the procedure is correct and since I have performed at least 10 CD bur=
with equal number of coasters then it is irrelevant what the check sum sa=
as the file does not burn a usable CD although I may continue to play wit=
h it=20
to ascertain what the problem is.

As of this writing I have not checked sums for Md 9.1 but I did check the=
for Md 9.0 to be correct.

Note that when I downloaded the Md 9.0 ISO and attempted to burn them I h=
exactly the same problem using my desktop box and a modem because of that=
this time I utilized a commercial line I was able to connect to for an ho=
and my notebook. Unfortunately I received equal results.=20

Since it is fairly safe to assume that others are not having this problem=
there would be postings of such that implies that there is something wron=
with my procedures - in particular the download since I appear to be burn=
correctly but what I can not imagine.

Thanks all for the help.