fresh installation fails

Patrick Dupre Patrick.Dupre at
Fri Mar 1 23:45:30 UTC 2013

Quoting sam, 02 mar 2013 Ed Greshko <Ed.Greshko at>:

> On 03/02/13 04:33, Patrick Dupre wrote:
>> I check the DVD (PASSED), but I get a random error when installing
>> hwdata or filesystem!!!!!
> You've tested the DVD an you've tested memory and all appears fine.   
> Now, I'm not saying this is the problem but years back I had a  
> similar situation.  I had burned the DVD with the speed set to  
> "auto".  I burned a second DVD with the speed set to 1X and  
> everything worked out.
> Also, if it is possible, you could try downloading and installing  
> from the netinst.iso instead.
There is one bizard thing is that, I am now getting some
read I/O errors on sr0 and it sometime even fails to load the DVD!!!
So I am testing again the DVD
The DVD has not been burned with the same reader that I am using for
the install. Is it a probleme?

  Patrick DUPRÉ                          | |  email: pdupre at
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  Université du Littoral-Côte d'Opale      | |
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