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i am trying to install linux from the dvd but the dvd drive cant or wont read the dvd. so i have put all the files from the dvd into ...
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    dvd drive dosent see the dvd


    i am trying to install linux from the dvd but the dvd drive cant or wont read the dvd. so i have put all the files from the dvd into my second harddrive but i cant get the setup to start from the hdd even though i have put it in bios before the windows hdd.

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    What problems were you having booting form the dvd? Did you burn the dvd as a .iso image o did yu just copy the iso image? Does it boot at all? Did you check the md5sum of the download?

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    it is a problem probibly with the dodgy drive i have. the dvd works perfectly in the main computer of the house. (dad will go nuts if i take the drive out of that computer).
    is there a way to get it to load from the hdd

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    Quote Originally Posted by huskey
    is there a way to get it to load from the hdd
    It should be, what distro are you trying to install?
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