iMac install

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Sun Sep 19 18:18:44 UTC 2004

On Sun, Sep 19, 2004 at 02:12:35PM -0400, volvoguy wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Sep 2004 14:51:25 +0100, Colin Watson <cjwatson at> wrote:
> > Have you checked the contents of the CD after burning it? I believe Nero
> > has been known to confuse people sometimes such that they end up burning
> > a CD containing an ISO9660 filesystem with the ISO as a single file,
> > rather than burning the ISO itself to the CD.
> > 
> > If you see subdirectories called 'dists' and 'pool' on the CD, then my
> > guess is wrong.
> > 
> > Also, of course, make sure it's the right architecture :-)
> Yep. I've burned hundreds of cds in the last year alone. It was the
> powerpc architecture and I didn't just burn the ISO file as a single
> file on the CD. Nice try though. :)

Always worth a try. :-)

Apparently some Mac models require Command-Option-Shift-Delete rather
than C.

Colin Watson                                    [cjwatson at]

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