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Re: FC3-rc2 problems



On Oct 28, 2004, Philippe Rigault <prigault oricom ca> wrote:

> No difference, all CDs recieve a FAIL with mediacheck. However, I
> checked an old FC1 install iso CD and it got a PASS.

What if you disable DMA?  This is supposed to work around the kernel
readahead-from-CD problem.

Simply adding -pad may add too little padding to work around the
problem.  If you bump up the padsize to the readahead size, the
problem won't happen any more.

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Alexandre Oliva             http://www.ic.unicamp.br/~oliva/
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