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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Advice needed

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  • Gabriel
    Hi, The SRPMS are the source code of the programs - totally useless unless you are planing on tinkering them (or some other specialist need). Aside from the
    Message 1 of 9 , Nov 17, 2005
      Hi,

      The SRPMS are the source code of the programs - totally useless unless you are planing on tinkering them (or some other specialist need).
      Aside from the burning problem Herman mentionned have you checked the checksums of the downloaded files?
      Gabriel.


      On Friday 18 November 2005 05.54, bobby bobby wrote:
      > This mean I've downloaded the right version. I was wondering if i had to download the one with SRPMS.
      >
      > Herman <herman@...> wrote: bobby bobby wrote:
      > > I've extracted them and have burned them to CD's when I tried to boot
      > > from them it didnt work. My BIOS was updated so that it picks up CD-ROM
      > > first.
      >
      > Usually what goes wrong is that the CD is burned the wrong way.
      >
      > An ISO image is a bit for bit copy of a CD and should be burned directly
      > to the CD. Run Nero or whatever you have and look for "Burn CD Image"
      > or some such feature.
      >
      > Do not select a "Create Data CD" feature.
      >
      > If you load the CD in Windows and you see that it contains a file called
      > "whatever.iso", then you have burned it the wrong way.
      >
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