Fedora give up

Preston Crawford me at prestoncrawford.com
Fri Nov 28 17:00:53 UTC 2003

----- Original Message -----
From: Kent Pirkle
Sent: 11/28/2003 8:35:17 AM
To: fedora-list at redhat.com
Subject: Re: Fedora give up

> I would try a different brand of CDs, or, buy a set from a vendor. I've
> found that Linux installs in general are sensitive to the quality of the
> CD and the burn. When I installed Fedora on the first machine, I had
> some problems on both CD2 and CD3 reading an RPM. I used CD-RW's, so I
> just erased and reburned the image again and it worked. Subsequent
> installs went with no problem. You might also try burning at a slower
> speed. 

Good advice. I've had installs similarly of Linux and FreeBSD that didn't go well when burned onto CD-RW, but went great when burned onto CDRs. Of course, I have an old reliable burner (max 4x).


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