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trouble installing no dvd drive no usb boot

asked 2012-11-26 22:25:00 -0500

having issues with fedora/unbuntu. i have a dell 2400 and it wont usb boot and cant get the cd with the iso to work. this is over xp intended to only have linux on it.
any thoughts thanks

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answered 2012-12-01 13:54:14 -0500

ThomasMcA gravatar image

It is easy to misconfigure a USB drive or a CD so that they won't boot. So, try to boot from both of them on another computer. Do they boot?

Also, the BIOS must be configured to allow booting from other drives/devices. Is yours configured correctly?

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