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Re: Problem booting AMD Athlon XP 2200+ from CDROM

From: walt <wa1ter@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2005 10:21:14 -0800

On Thu, 6 Jan 2005, Jonathon McKitrick wrote:

> Hi all,
> I found a BIOS feature that lets me directly select the boot device after POST.  The CD
> won't autoboot, but I am able to manually select it, and the BTX loader begins loading.
> Right after the ACPI/DragonFly ascii boot screen, before I can hit anything,
> I get Error: stack overflow and a bunch of K=0000000 lines.

The boot loader was recently modified, but I have no idea which version your CD
is using.

Will that same CD boot on another machine?  If yes, then you might try using
an older install CD to see if that particular machine will like it any better.

Anything unusual about the partition table on that machine?

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