Done that, cdrom is first boot device, and hard drive is second boot device.
On 02/21/2011 02:33 PM, Patrick Bartek wrote:
> --- On Mon, 2/21/11, Jim<[email protected]
>> A Sony Vaio will not let me boot on
>> cdrom with a Crashed Windows OS,
>> trying to install Fedora only on laptop. Even if I
>> have BIOS set to
>> boot off Cdrom.
>> I even hooked a external cdrom to usb and enabled in Bios
>> to be first
>> boot device, won't work, in all cases it will
>> only Attempt to Load
>> It won't even let you disable hard drive in Boot process.
> This may be a stupid question, but have you checked the ORDER of the chosen boot devices in BIOS? If the hard drive is first in the boot chain, even if the CDROM drive is set as bootable, BIOS will stll go to the hard drive first to boot the system regardless of a bootable CD being in the CDROM drive.