When I try to install Red Hat Linux 7 from my hard drive using a boot
diskette, the install program tells me the boot disk has failed.
I created two boot diskettes, both with boot.img and the rawrite
utility. I booted the computer using one of the diskettes, and the
installation program appeared. I pressed Enter to start the
installation, and, after a "loading" message and a few moments, a
message appeared saying that the boot disk failed and asking me to use
another disk. I switched to the other boot diskette, and the same thing
Both diskettes were new and unused, one of the diskettes was
preformatted, and the other I formatted before running rawrite. These
were Memorex diskettes; if that matters.
Also, I notice the "How to Download Red Hat Linux" page on
www.redhat.com says to use boot.img for the boot disk, while the
installation FAQ says to run rawrite twice, first using boot.img and
again using a file called supp.img (not found on any FTP site I
checked). I used the former method.
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