[ILUG] FC6 installation fails media test
tiger98 at iol.ie
Fri Nov 24 16:35:03 GMT 2006
On Fri, 2006-11-24 at 14:46 +0000, John A. Kinsella wrote:
> I've downloaded FC6 in form FC-6-i386-disc[1-5].iso from hea site
> run sha1sum -c SHA1SUM.htm (all 5 iso's passed)
> and burned to 5 cd's.
> I have a brand new unused Dell Optiplex GX620.
> Set it to boot from cdrom first,
> booted from first CDROM fine.
> ran the media check - failed.
> Reburnt cdrom - again booted fine but failed media check.
> Got a friend to download the dvd iso from esat site, he burned a dvd on
> his pc.
> Again booted fine then failed.
> The dvd/cd drive on new pc is Optiarc DVD+/- RW ND-3570A
> Obviously I'll try to install onto a different pc - if media check ok do
> I conclude that I have a dud dvd/cd drive?
> Or is there a work-around?
> Or should I ignore the media check failure???
> Thanks for any tips - (Googling didnt turn anything up for me)
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You can run the media test on another machine without
installing it an that machine or changing anything on
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