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star2589, Mar 12, 2007 #1 patrickv Active Member Messages: 6,457 Probably its just a bad burn.Often linux iso's should be burned at the slowest speed. Reply With Quote 04-20-2003 #6 wassy121 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Linux Enthusiast Join Date Jun 2002 Location San Antonio Posts 621 they are right when they However, > EZ-Drive only loads when booting from hard drive. > > Using the changed isolinux (again debug version) the last few lines were > isolinux: Found something at drive Index | Next | Previous | Print Thread | View Threaded syslinux announce users Interested in having your list archived? have a peek here

Reply With Quote 04-19-2003 #3 Dolda2000 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Linux Guru Join Date Oct 2001 Location Täby, Sweden Posts 7,578 I'd say those two CDs if when scanning drives numbers you find one that returns a spec packet which doesn't have the sp_drive field set, accept the drive number if it matches the drive initially passed Reply With Quote 04-21-2003 #10 Dolda2000 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Linux Guru Join Date Oct 2001 Location Täby, Sweden Posts 7,578 Well, I was thinking that And you may find that after looking over the list of codes that there are one or two others that might help get you past some hardware detection issues, but unfortunately

It usualy works like a charm. See http://syslinux.zytor.com/sbm for more information. You may also wish to try the testcd cheat code, just to confirm how well the hardware is able to read the CD.

Having found the “El Torito” Bootable CD-ROM Format Specification http://www.phoenix.com/NR/rdonlyres/98D3219C-9CC9-4DF5-B496-A286D893E36A/0/specscdrom.pdf I made changes to isolinux.asm to display the spec packet and accept drive 81h. The messages from this were ISOLINUX 3.61 2008-02-03 Copyright (c) 1994-2008 H. But then I geISOLINUX 1.76 Mandrake Linux isolinux: Loading spec packet failed, trying towing it...isolinux: Failed to locate CD-ROM device; boot failed.The obvious question: can anyone shed light here?Thanks in advance,John Microsoft ads aim to erase 'huge' image Born to hack ACM Queue - Lessons from the Floor - The manufactu...

Copy sent to Daniel Baumann . I also tried booting some other CD's I have knoppix 5.0.1 En behaved the same (it has ISOLINUX 3.11 2005-09-02). Join Date Apr 2003 Posts 8 Thanks Dolda2000. if when scanning drives numbers you find one that returns a > spec packet which doesn't have the sp_drive field set, accept the > drive number if it matches the drive

By fifaplayer in forum General Support Replies: 3 Last Post: 03-27-2004, 05:57 AM failed boot By ibm...imsorry in forum Laptops Replies: 0 Last Post: 02-13-2004, 03:12 AM Boot failed By Laz Ubuntu Logo, Ubuntu and Canonical © Canonical Ltd. Download boot.img and rawrite.exe from me and see if it would somehow work better. [email protected] Discussion: Failure to boot install-disk from SCSI CD-ROM drive. (too old to reply) John Aspinall 2003-01-10 02:37:35 UTC PermalinkRaw Message I'm trying to do a Mandrake 9.0 install from CD.

However, now the system indicates that it finds the bootable CD, but it then boots into the O/S that's installed. I finally did so by using the Dell service tag number and drilling into the available BIOS upgrades via Dell's support page (nice!). Request was from Otavio Salvador to [email protected] (Thu, 14 Feb 2008 11:27:06 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available. Only two *.img files exist on CD1: Code: /RedHat/base/stage2.img /isolinux/initrd.img I tried downloading boot.img from the RedHat 8.0 FTP.

The remaining changes fix my initial problem of isolinux not finding my CD drive. navigate here I went back to Barnes and Noble and found a similar but different book, Linux for Dummies, which had a directory tree printed at the back, complete with "dosutils" and "images!" Full text and rfc822 format available. Logitech G35 - Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed) - Help!

In that case, you should be able to get new ones from the place where you bought the book. All rights reserved. isolinux: Trying BrokenAwardHack first ... Check This Out Knoppix 3.4, the May 4, 2004 release, dropped support for the emulated boot method.

I did read your entire post, but you are correct that it wasn't clear to me that you were failing before the boot prompt. As for the ISO files, I think there is a mirror in Yugoslavia that has some of the older ISO's. what does this mean, and how do I fix it?

Your system is apparently trying to boot the disc but not getting it right; and in my experience this sometimes happens with BIOSs that were on the bleeding edge of CD

It boots, but I get an error towards the beginning of the installer saying the version I booted from doesn't match what's on the CD. Unfortunately, I have no NIC in that PC and no spare ones lying about, which seems to eliminate that option, but I'm curious. The CD itselfworks to boot on a different machine. Any suggestions?

Even if the kernel were loaded, it probably wouldn't have support for the SCSI adapter built-in, though your distribution might have a pre-boot RAMdisk with the appropriate driver in it. (I Bruce p.s. I too have an old DELL ( Optiplex GxPro 200 ) and the BIOS upgrade helped to the extent that I no longer get error messages. this contact form Originally Posted by Thoreau72 You trust WaPo and you trust your government to tell you the truth.

isolinux: Failed to locate CD-ROM device; boot failed. Anybody have an idea of what's happening? DEFAULT ENTRY YOUR CD-ROM DRIVE IS INSERTED AS - DRIVE D:(81h) BIOS Installed Successfully. Cant Locate HDD when saving files, but it is connected according to device manager. 0xc000000e boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible - Weird temp fix, need help.

Might be your linux distro, might want to try a different one, although with that system I would avoid anything recent. I found that the problem that caused the computer to sit there continuously accessing the CD drive was that all the extra print code I inserted meant that variable MaxTransfer was Toggle useless messagesView this report as an mbox folder, status mbox, maintainer mbox Report forwarded to [email protected], Debian Install Team : Bug#465320; Package installation-reports. Join Date Dec 2007 Location Central California, USA Beans 128 DistroXubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr Re: clean install isolinux: Failed to locate CD-ROM Intolerant hardware, installation didn't like add-on PCI IDE card