[tlinux-users 00219] Re: Unable to Boot from CD-ROM Drive
Kent R. Frazier
badfrog88 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 11 06:23:53 JST 2008
Yes, I have tried pressing F12 and selecting CD from the menu. It still
boots from the HD.
Doing some further research, I found that pressing the "C" key just after
power on will allow me to boot from the CD-ROM. I've never had to do this
before. In fact, I didn't know that would work until I found a reference on
the 'net early this morning.
Is anyone aware of any possible hidden menues within the BIOS? It is
On 2008-10-10, bestonnet <bestonnet_00 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Have you tried pressing F2 while the Toshiba logo is on screen and
> selecting the CD from the meun that comes up there?
> --- On Fri, 10/10/08, Kent R. Frazier <badfrog88 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > From: Kent R. Frazier <badfrog88 at gmail.com>
> > Subject: [tlinux-users 00201] Unable to Boot from CD-ROM Drive
> > To: "tlinux-users" <tlinux-users at ml.toshiba-dme.co.jp>
> > Date: Friday, October 10, 2008, 8:00 PM
> > Toshiba Satellite A105-S1014
> > I did a net-install -laptop and desktop environment only-
> > of Debian Testing
> > on October 7, 2008 and an upgrade to Debian Unstable on
> > October 8. The only
> > other thing I have done was upgrade my memory from 1GB to
> > 2GB, the maximum
> > for this laptop, after the initial install. I've now
> > discovered that I can
> > no longer boot from a CD-ROM. I tried to boot from a
> > live-cd that I had used
> > in the past and my laptop will only boot from the hard
> > drive. The CD-ROM
> > drive and CD are both OK. I can browse the CD after Debian
> > boots. I've also
> > tried other bootable CDs including my old Windows XP disk.
> > I switched my
> > memory back to the original and still have the same
> > problem.
> > The BIOS is set boot from the CD-ROM first with the HD the
> > last.
> > Any help appreciated.
> > Kent
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