FC5 Media Check Failure

dsavage at peaknet.net dsavage at peaknet.net
Mon Apr 10 12:51:32 UTC 2006

> I gave up burning fedora ISOs in linux.  I just burn them in windows now.
> On 4/9/06, Tony Crouch <acrouch2 at une.edu.au> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I recently downloaded the isos for FC5 i386. After downloading their
>> sha1sum's matched. I then burnt them to CDs at a slow speed (4x).
>> However, when I run the mediacheck I get a failure notice on all six
>> CDs.
>> I remember getting this on FC4 iso's and was later informed it was due
>> to
>> a dma error. I cannot remember the switch I used to disable DMA on the
>> media check command back when FC4 was first released.
>> If anyone would be able to pass that onto me, or offer further insight
>> into my problem that would be most appreciated.
>> Cheers,
>> Tony

Running "mediacheck" often requires "ide=nodma" to keep the checksums from
from borking. Annoying, but benign.

--Doc Savage
  Fairview Heights, IL

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