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Re: fresh installation F10 fails



On Sun, 2008-11-30 at 19:04 +0100, Peter Lesterhuis wrote:
> On a new box with Vista pre-installed I want to also install F10. I want 
> to have a dual boot system.
> I have done this an couple of times before so I was surprised to see it 
> fail. In Vista I made the partition shrink and created a new one. I then 
> put the F10 installation-DVD in the machine and rebooted. The DVD 
> started spinning as expected. The question to check the media came up. 
> After the message that anaconda was running the screen fell blank and 
> the installation process stopped. I rebooted several times, every time 
> with the same result. The same happened when I inserted the F10-live cd.
> Finally I inserted the Knoppix live cd; after a short while there was a 
> message that it was looking for the installation-DVD, but it could not 
> find it. A lot of devices ran over the screen, like "/dev/scd0 
> /dev/scd1" etcit?s . The device with the DVD was not found.
> I never had this problem before.
> Can't the installer mount the dvd-device?
> Does anyone have a suggestion?
> Peter
> 
Vista should have been on the first partition. Was it?
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