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Re: Re:Install or Upgrade to Fedora 7 with dud DVD



On Tue, 2007-10-02 at 21:27 -0500, Michael wrote:
> From: Simon Slater <pyevet aapt net au>
> > 
> >  I'm helping an older lady from church get set up with a laptop and
> > software so she can finish a book nearly ready for publication and to
> > start on her next.  After some looking about, we settled on an Acer
> > Extensa 5220 with a Slimtype DVD A DS8A1P drive (the price + cashback
> > left plenty in her budget for printer etc).  I installed FC6 to
> > experiment with dual booting for the first time.  All went well.
> > 
> >         I bought DVD media for Fedora 7 (yes I'm still on dialup) to
> > take
> > advantage of the new featuresbut could not install.  After 4 days of
> > reading posts here and on Bugzilla (this drive is one mentioned
> > there),
> > I think I now know the problems, but can't find a solution other than
> > wait for Fedora 8 and hope it is fixed.
> 
> This site will take care of you.
> 
> http://fedorasolved.org/
> 
Thanks Michael.  Downloading the rescue CD iso now.  Will let you know
how it goes.  I had thought about the rescue CD, but focussed on the
boot.iso for some reason instead, probably the longer download time.

I guess it would be good to register with fedorasolved to support the
community.

-- 
Regards
Simon


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