Install or Upgrade to Fedora 7 with dud DVD
4magnell at ruraltel.net
Wed Oct 3 02:27:19 UTC 2007
From: Simon Slater <pyevet at aapt.net.au>
> I'm helping an older lady from church get set up with a laptop and
> software so she can finish a book nearly ready for publication and to
> start on her next. After some looking about, we settled on an Acer
> Extensa 5220 with a Slimtype DVD A DS8A1P drive (the price + cashback
> left plenty in her budget for printer etc). I installed FC6 to
> experiment with dual booting for the first time. All went well.
> I bought DVD media for Fedora 7 (yes I'm still on dialup) to
> advantage of the new featuresbut could not install. After 4 days of
> reading posts here and on Bugzilla (this drive is one mentioned
> I think I now know the problems, but can't find a solution other than
> wait for Fedora 8 and hope it is fixed.
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