[K12OSN] Installation Halt!

David Trask dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us
Fri Apr 23 13:33:55 UTC 2004

I've gotten this with certain CD-ROM drives....in particular
Samsung.....once I switched to a better one...in this case Creative....it
worked fine.  Another way out is to install all but OO and install OO

"Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com>
>Did you do any manual partitioning? I have seen the exact thing when
>either an auto partition (or sometimes one of mine) is too small. Do
>your partitions by hand and watch the installation.
>A. Fournier
>On Thu, 2004-04-22 at 17:48, rogertuanis wrote:
>> Hi everybody!
>> I have the last version of K12 4.01!
>> I have a dedicated computer just to test/install/play with K12! The hard
>> disk is a SCSI, just this one installed. I checked the HD with Partition
>> Magic AND with the Adaptec utilities to be sure it's fine. Also 128 RAM!
>> No error at all! K12 load everything, install the Adaptec host card, see
>> even the monitor I have, the CD and the mouse and begin installation.
>> I for sure, test the check sum and also check my CD for any errors with
>> Fedora utility!. PASS!
>> Everything go straight up until the installation of the
>> 0-6. Here is the error message:
>> "There are some erro installing openoffice.org.... This can indicate
>> failure ( no way been tested), lack of disk space (no way, it's a 18
>gig HD)
>> and or harware problems. This is a fatal error and your install will be
>> aborted. Please verifi your medai ( I always recheck it ...just incase)
>> and try to install again!"
>> I intalled the server option, the desktop option and in both cases it
>> at the office org package!
>> Any clue!
>> Thanks!
>> Roger

David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Coordinator
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us

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