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MCE 0704 CD ISO's wont boot
« on: August 13, 2007, 12:27:12 am »
I have downloaded LMCE 0704 cd1 and cd2 and using Nero burned ISO's ... they refuse to load,  I did compare the MD5 checksums and they match.  I even reburned the ISO's using Burn4Free and still the same results ... wont load.  I have downloaded many versions of Linux and burned ISO's and never had any problem with them loading.  Even tried loading an older version of Linux just to validate the cdrom drive and it worked just fine.  Can anyone give me a clue as to what might be wrong?   Thanks in advance guys .

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Re: MCE 0704 CD ISO's wont boot
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2007, 12:58:34 am »
I have downloaded LMCE 0704 cd1 and cd2 and using Nero burned ISO's ... they refuse to load,  I did compare the MD5 checksums and they match.  I even reburned the ISO's using Burn4Free and still the same results ... wont load.  I have downloaded many versions of Linux and burned ISO's and never had any problem with them loading.  Even tried loading an older version of Linux just to validate the cdrom drive and it worked just fine.  Can anyone give me a clue as to what might be wrong?   Thanks in advance guys .

The CD Iso's are not bootable. You first must install Kubuntu 7.04 then reboot from the new Kubuntu 7.04 installation on your hard drive and then follow the instructions for installing CD1. CD2 is the Cache CD and is used later in the install. Installing the CD's is very slow so be prepared for a long wait! Alternatively download the Quick Install DVD iso - this is bootable ***but will  overwrite everything on the drive you choose to apply it too***
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Re: MCE 0704 CD ISO's wont boot
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2007, 01:04:51 am »
I did a clean install of kubuntu downloaded on the site. it worked
I downloaded the cd's, burned them with K3b but they don't mount afterwards.
So I downloaded the Iso's again on an other site: same result. Burned them as wel on a windows system lying around here. same result. not able to mount.
Then I thought... ok lets try the dvd...
Downloaded the iso file checked the md5 burned it. No boot. Transferred it to an external disk an burned it with windows: same result.
Simply tried to load the iso file in deamon tools and in alcohol. Unmountable...

Where did I go wrong???

Now I'm sitting here with a clean install and not able to watch television or nothing... :s Spend the entire weekend downloading (meter says 21 Gb traffic in 2,5 days)
1: PIII 400, 2x 120 Gb, 384 Mb SD133 ram, ATI all in wonder, Asus DVD -RW burner, ethernet
2: Laptop HP nc6320, 1Gb DDR2 centrino 1.7, 80 Gb Hdd (unfortunately still running XP pro
3: Laptop Asus W1, 1Gb DDR, 80 Gb Hdd, TV tuner

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Re: MCE 0704 CD ISO's wont boot
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2007, 01:17:03 am »
just to check....you didnt just burn the iso onto the CD/DVD did you? you actually burned the extracted image on there right?
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Re: MCE 0704 CD ISO's wont boot
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2007, 01:28:04 am »
just to check....you didnt just burn the iso onto the CD/DVD did you? you actually burned the extracted image on there right?

hehehe ok I maybe new to linux... but not new to computers all the way... :D
In K3b I used burn cd image and burn dvd image for the 2 different types
on the windows system I used burn image file, select all file types, and selected the iso files I wanted to burn
and deamon tools just doesn't want to load any of the iso files. (works perfectly with all the other iso files I have on my NAS and exernal drives
1: PIII 400, 2x 120 Gb, 384 Mb SD133 ram, ATI all in wonder, Asus DVD -RW burner, ethernet
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Re: MCE 0704 CD ISO's wont boot
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2007, 01:37:47 am »
I did a clean install of kubuntu downloaded on the site. it worked
I downloaded the cd's, burned them with K3b but they don't mount afterwards.
So I downloaded the Iso's again on an other site: same result. Burned them as wel on a windows system lying around here. same result. not able to mount.
Then I thought... ok lets try the dvd...
Downloaded the iso file checked the md5 burned it. No boot. Transferred it to an external disk an burned it with windows: same result.
Simply tried to load the iso file in deamon tools and in alcohol. Unmountable...

Where did I go wrong???

Now I'm sitting here with a clean install and not able to watch television or nothing... :s Spend the entire weekend downloading (meter says 21 Gb traffic in 2,5 days)

Not sure what is causing your problem... but it definitely is not iso's as all have worked fine for us here.
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Re: MCE 0704 CD ISO's wont boot
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2007, 01:49:41 am »
is there a possibility in linux to look inside an iso file and to manually install the packages?
or a program that I can use to mount the images localyso I can use the iso files off the cd's so I can install them like that...
and what type of iso file is it when it says its not an iso 9660?
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Re: MCE 0704 CD ISO's wont boot
« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2007, 03:38:46 pm »
As root:
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mount -t iso9660 -o loop path_to.iso /mnt/wherever
The LMCE CD images are iso9660.

BTW: Sounds like there may be something wrong with you burner? Have
you tried to burn any other images lately?

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Re: MCE 0704 CD ISO's wont boot
« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2007, 08:24:25 pm »
thanks for all the help guys ... turned out to be a case of RTFM  although I guess I dont totally understand what an ISO is for.  I thought ISO implied bootability .... guess not.

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Re: MCE 0704 CD ISO's wont boot
« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2007, 10:18:23 am »
An iso image is a copy of a CD/DVD. Most burning software has an ability to burn image to disc.

In windows you can use Imgburn:
http://www.imgburn.com/

In linux I use Brasero:
http://perso.orange.fr/bonfire/