cdrom bootup at tx boards

i've noticed the option cdrom at boot from in my tx board.
when i put it , it says failure. i got an atapi cdrom
so the problem is in the cdrom contents.
i got cd-writer, so just tell me how do i make cdrom
bootable.

10x.

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jhanceCommented:
You must have a bootable CDROM in the drive.  Almost all of the CDROMs you probably have are not bootable.  You can make your own if your writer software supports it.  I use Adaptec and here is a reference to their web site describing the process:

http://www.adaptec.com/support/cdrlist/bootablecd.html
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