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

William Warren hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Sat Jul 19 23:40:25 UTC 2008

however booting from the cd's of 5.x works fine.

William Warren wrote:
> 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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