Why am I unable to boot from a Red Hat Enterprise Linux CD-ROM on an x86 system?

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Note: There are a few cases where the system BIOS does not allow the Red Hat Enterprise Linux CD-ROM to boot because of the size of the boot image on the CD-ROM itself. In cases such as these, a boot diskette should be made to boot the installation program. Once booted, the CD-ROMs work properly for the installation.

If you cannot boot from your Red Hat Enterprise Linux...

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