[CentOS] Cannot boot from DVD on an Intel Svr to install CentOS 5.2

William Warren hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Sat Jul 19 12:04:43 UTC 2008

checkout the bugtracker..this is a long running issue.  The issue stems 
from newer servers/computers using sata optical drives.

saltorres at lvcoxmail.com wrote:
> Hi, I'm new to CentOS and I want to install CentOS 5.2 on an intel computer to use it as a server.
> I downloaded the CentOS 5.2 DVD iso i386 and did the md5sum, burned the DVD and everything was Ok but when I try to boot the server with the DVD, it simply does nto boot, like if nothing were in the DVD drive. I tried with a Vista DVD and it boots. It can even boot from the LiveCD.
> Have anybody seen this behavior and how to solve it?
> I'm using Free Create/Burn ISO from NBXSOFT and I believe this is not the problem because with this software I created the LiveCD. 
> I'm working on a Vista Ultimate computer to download, checksum and burn the DVD.
> Thanks
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