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January 6th, 2010, 05:45 PM
Hey I have a laptop thats being stubborn and refuses to boot the xubuntu live cd like it cannot read the disc, while it will boot a FreeDos live cd. I can put the xubuntu CD in while in freedos and view it in as the X directory, is there anyway that I can try and boot the live CD from the FreeDOS interface

January 6th, 2010, 06:01 PM
Nope. Do you have Windows on the hard drive? When you put in the Xubuntu CD with Windows running it will give you a menu and one of the options is "help me boot from CD" or something like that. It temporarily sets your windows bootloader to use the CD I believe. Try that if you can and see if it fairs better.
If not you may need to burn a new Xubuntu disc.

January 6th, 2010, 06:06 PM
yeah I guess I'll have to burn another at a very low speed its like the CD rom drive can't read it fast enough