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Re: Disk 2 and 3 Corupt - maybe not :-)



Paul Howarth wrote:
On Mon, 2006-05-22 at 21:47 -0700, Joel Jaeggli wrote:
Luke wrote:
Ok, I downloaded from this link, checkced the sha1sum (they were fine)
yeah that's always better than downloading again...

and burned at speed 12 and then 2 (using ISO Recorder). Both times disk
2 failed the test.
0. md5sum the iso' that you already used; if they are identical the iso is a perfect download !
1. The inbuilt CD test can fail on perfectly good CD's.
2. A decent test is to copy the the CD contents to the hard drive (using the same cd drive / pc; if this works without the CD needing to re-seek during the read, then the install will most likely work, even though the inbuilt test fails. 3. If you do a reasonably minimal install you wont need most of CD2+3 so even if there is disk errors, it might not cause trouble.

More info: this list archives or:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=186512

DaveT.


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