f20 - Anyone else having problems installing x64

Rick Stevens ricks at alldigital.com
Fri Dec 20 21:27:29 UTC 2013

On 12/20/2013 11:26 AM, Tim issued this missive:
> Allegedly, on or about 20 December 2013, Gregory P. Ennis sent:
>> The first DVD was created on a different laptop, and it failed on the
>> Gateway, but worked on the laptop it had been created on.  The Gateway
>> machine still had Centos on it so I created another DVD using it, and
>> had no problems booting and installing F20.
>> I have never had a mismatch of DVD drives before, so this was
>> unexpected, at least by me.
> Cheap blank discs?  (Not always very compatible with drives.)
> Burnt the disc at maximum speed?  (Not always the best option.)

Also check the color of the disk media. Sometimes the color of the
media screws up the wavelength of the reflected laser so it doesn't
register correctly. We've had problems with that using cheap DVD-Rs
(we stick with TDK or HP now). It was a huge problem back in the early
days of CD-R media.
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