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Installih Redhat9 - Linux Setup, Configuration & Administration

I am a totally newbie to linux ...but interested and wannted to install the linux on my PC ..did buy a book to go through ..and want tio install using the CD rom drive ..I have configured BIOS to boot to CD and install through it ..but when I restart the computer it doesnt read the CD ..it waits for a while and boots windows. I am trying to install the Linux on a new hard disk and no plans so far to share it with Windows. Any help? rgds cha...

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    Default Installih Redhat9

    I am a totally newbie to linux ...but interested and wannted to
    install the linux on my PC ..did buy a book to go through ..and want
    tio install using the CD rom drive ..I have configured BIOS to boot to
    CD and install through it ..but when I restart the computer it doesnt
    read the CD ..it waits for a while and boots windows.
    I am trying to install the Linux on a new hard disk and no plans so
    far to share it with Windows.

    Any help?

    rgds
    cha
    Chanakya Guest

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    Default Re: Installih Redhat9

    get mandrake since redht will full all the support next year
    and r u sure the rh9 disk is bootable




    Chanakya wrote: 

    Ancer Guest

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    Default Re: Installih Redhat9

    On 25 Nov 2003 20:36:20 -0800, com (Chanakya) wrote:
     

    ..... you need to provide your machine's specs. are you SURE
    you can boot off the cd-drive? with some systems, even though
    you can set to boot off the cd in the bios, you really cant.
    you might have to create a boot floppy, boot off it, then
    read off the cd
    ..
    --
    /// Michael J. Tobler: motorcyclist, surfer, skydiver, \\\
    \\\ and author: "Inside Linux", "C++ HowTo", "C++ Unleashed" ///
    Every program has two purposes - one for which it was written
    and another for which it wasn't.
    mjt Guest

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