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> Toshiba Laptop won't boot from CD
post Jan 6 2015, 07:27 AM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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My few months old Toshiba Satellite (CV50-A-1DV) won't boot from a cd/dvd, so I can't boot from a live cd. I have looked through the pdf user manual - no luck and on the Toshiba support site where someone is talking about updating the bios. Can any one help me with this problem? seems bad that i have to update the bios just to boot from a cd.
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post Jan 7 2015, 07:58 AM
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Its GNU/

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Is this a known good bootable disk?
How did you create the disk? What operating system, what application did you use, if any?

Not knowing your knowledge level I will start from scratch.
Look at the contents of the disk. If all you see is a single file then the disk was not burned correctly.
If you extracted the files before burning it was not created correctly.

It must be burned as an image.
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