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Boot from dvd

Hi,
I want to install linux in my notebook(HP Compaq nc6000). I have linux on DVD. I am trying to boot from DVD.
I went to set up and in boot sequence there are only two sequence
1. boot from multibay.
2. boot from harddisk.

I made boot from multibay as first preference.
Still it is not booting from DVD?

Why?

Thanks

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