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Re: Newbie PPC Core 4 questions



At 6:29 PM -0700 9/21/05, Adam Boettiger wrote:
>On 9/21/05 9:34 AM, "Michael A. Peters" <mpeters mac com> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, 2005-09-21 at 09:18 -0700, Adam Boettiger wrote:
>>> I've tried downloading the PPC version of Core 4 several times to CD-R.
>>> Mediacheck shows all but the first .iso pass. Regardless of which mirror I
>>> use, the first .iso file always seems to faily the Mediacheck.
>>>
>>> I'm wishing to dual-partition my PowerBook G4 with OS X and Core 4. For the
>>> life of me I cannot understand why one file would fail the Media check from
>>> all mirrors.
>>
>> There's a bug in mediacheck. With some CD drives, it is not reliable.
>
>Okay, mediacheck fails on .iso disc one PPC. But you and others say there is
>a bug in it, so I just continued the install, skipping the check. I get
>initialization lines scrolling on the install of disc 1 for about 30
>seconds, then it just stops and the screen goes blank - even before I can
>get to disc 2 and any configuration of the install.
>
>I've burned 3 sets of iso files - one directly from the Redhat servers, two
>from different mirrors. The same thing happens every time. I've tried both a
>GUI install hitting return as well as a text install using 'linux
>textinstall' and the same thing happens. I end up each time having to force
>quit the laptop by powering it down holding the power button down until it
>goes off and then restarting it again.
 ...

Copy disk 1 back to an .iso, and check that with sha1sum.  If that passes,
then the disk burned correctly.
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