help installing FC6
hlhowell at pacbell.net
Sat Jan 27 17:48:30 UTC 2007
On Sat, 2007-01-27 at 09:43 -0800, Les wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-01-27 at 16:55 +0100, François Patte wrote:
> > Bonjour,
> > I try to install FC6.
> > I made some LVM partitionning from FC4 before (I have several disks and
> > want to keep FC4 as long as FC6 is not fully configurated...)
> > I booted on the fc6-dvd, came accross the manual partionning (accepted),
> > then up to the sceen: "reading informations for installation" no
> > problems and suddenly an ununderstable message for me:
> > "an error occured while unmounting CD-ROM (why does it want to unmount
> > the dvd?....) *check if you do not access /mnt/source from shell* on
> > tty2, then click OK to retry"
> > well, well, well
> > I think tty2 is on Ctrl-Alt F2; gone there and saw a shell prompt:
> > # df
> > /mnt/dev
> > /mnt/source
> > .....
> > tried to umount manually /mnt/source
> > #umount /mnt/source
> > answer: /mnt/source: no such a file or directory!!!!!
> > #ls /mnt
> > ... source ....
> > What shall I do?
> > Thank for replies
> Hi, Francois,
> I noticed that the shell prompt shows the '#'. This typically means it
> is a superuser. You didn't show the directory of the shell, so could it
> be in the directory of /mnt, or one of the mount points, thus showing
> the partition as busy? I would guess that the superuser might be
> anywhere in the system, as there is no restriction to prevent that.
> Try just cd to move to the superuser's home directory, and check which
> drive that resides on. If it is clear of the unit you are partitioning,
> you should be all set. If not, you may be attempting to repartition the
> system disk, and I would think you would need to boot from some other
> location to do that.
OOPS, my bad, I misread your question. I see you are installing from
DVD and have booted it.
Change my response to:
Did you check the media? I had a similar problem, but the first CD I
made failed the media check. I burned a new disk, and all was good.
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