Installing F14 from DVD hangs
pocallaghan at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 12:11:50 UTC 2011
On Wed, 2011-04-06 at 07:50 -0300, Burkhard Plache wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 7:48 PM, Patrick O'Callaghan
> <pocallaghan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2011-04-05 at 19:29 -0300, Burkhard Plache wrote:
> >> On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 5:50 PM, Patrick O'Callaghan
> >> <pocallaghan at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > On Tue, 2011-04-05 at 15:49 -0300, Burkhard Plache wrote:
> >> >> After inserting the DVD, I get the menu:
> >> >>
> >> >> 1) Install a new system or upgrade an existing system
> >> >> 2) Install system with basic video driver
> >> >> 3) Rescue installed system
> >> >> 4) Boot from local drive
> >> >> 5) Memory test
> >> >>
> >> >> I select option 1, and after a bit of fast output of the type
> >> >
> >> > Did you test the DVD before installation? The system explicitly offers
> >> > to do this. Always do it once for a newly-burned DVD.
> >> > poc
> >> The disk worked fine on another (older desktop) system.
> >> I will post the specifics of the computer where the problem occurred.
> >> - Burkhard
> > So that would be a "no". The fact that it worked on a different system
> > is irrelevant unless the other system is identical, because the exact
> > set of RPMs to be installed can easily vary from one system to another
> > (differnet kernel architecture, different video card, etc.). Murphy's
> > Law dictates that your DVD could have a bad spot just where one system
> > reads it and the other doesn't.
> > Run the disk check before looking any further.
> > poc
> Where/how do I run the test? Option (5) in the menu?
> - Burkhard
>From the Installation Manual
ISO images have an SHA256 checksum embedded in them. To test the checksum integrity of an ISO image, at the installation boot prompt, type:
You should also get a prompt to do this when booting from the install
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