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Bug 39168 - Downloaded Live CD, latest version from FTP. There is a problem with it...see below
Summary: Downloaded Live CD, latest version from FTP. There is a problem with
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Release Media
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Everything (show other bugs)
Hardware: x86 Linux
: High blocker (vote)
Assignee: Bob Johnson (RETIRED)
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-01-23 08:55 UTC by Randall R. Foshee
Modified: 2004-01-24 09:44 UTC (History)
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Description Randall R. Foshee 2004-01-23 08:55:35 UTC
After downloading the live cd 1 and live cd 2 from 2 different sites, neither file has any autorun.ini file to make the cd bootable!  How is it supposed to boot, if the computer can't recognize the disk as bootable?  I have a dual Pentium III coppermine system.  Was the autorun.ini file missing?  Or forgotten?  When you look at other linux progs, Mandrake, RedHat, ect. they ALL have an autorun.ini file to initialize the disk and start it running.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.I don't have a fix.  
Comment 1 Bob Johnson (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-01-23 09:07:02 UTC
autorun.ini is only used for when its inserted while windows is running, 
Gentoo uses isolinux to boot, just like most other distros
Comment 2 Randall R. Foshee 2004-01-24 09:44:11 UTC
I have found the answer to this problem.  It is not with your software.  It was with my cd burning software.  I have since discovered the problem and fixed it.