[TAG] Ben Okopnik laptops
ben at callahans.org
Fri Jun 4 21:25:22 MSD 2004
On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 01:15:49PM -0400, Bob Lee wrote:
> Ben, thank you for the fast response. Youre even faster than Superman.
Heh. Thanks. I just happened to be at the keyboard when your request
> My laptop is a HP Pavilion zd7005qv. I reviewed the issue 99 article and
> found that you show exactly what I tried to do using Xcdroast. However,
> on the cd was a isolinu directory so that the cd was not actually
> bootable. If the files in that directory were not encased in it the cd
> might have booted. If you don't succeed try try again, I guess.
...or, better yet, read a relevant HOWTO. In short, the boot image
should only contain the boot data; all other data goes into the CD's
file structure. See the CD-Writing-HOWTO, or even the "mkisofs" man
page for the exact process.
> Also,the link to your laptop and the WiFi info will enable me to take a
> stab at that once Linux is bootable.
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