[ltp] Re: Bootable CD

Tod Harter linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 20 Mar 2003 16:26:20 -0500

Go order a copy from cheapbytes.com, they'll sell you a Mandrake CD set for a 
couple bucks. Sure beats all the pain and agony.

On Thursday 20 March 2003 08:18 am, Frank Roberts - SOTL wrote:
> 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.
> I had reach the conclusion that either the ISO were bad or that I did not
> know 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
> burnings with equal number of coasters then it is irrelevant what the check
> sum says as the file does not burn a usable CD although I may continue to
> play with it to ascertain what the problem is.
> As of this writing I have not checked sums for Md 9.1 but I did check the
> sums for Md 9.0 to be correct.
> Note that when I downloaded the Md 9.0 ISO and attempted to burn them I had
> 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 hour
> and my notebook. Unfortunately I received equal results.
> Since it is fairly safe to assume that others are not having this problem
> or there would be postings of such that implies that there is something
> wrong with my procedures - in particular the download since I appear to be
> burning correctly but what I can not imagine.
> Thanks all for the help.
> Frank

Tod Harter
Giant Electronic Brain