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Old 02-25-2006, 08:29 AM   #1
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Unhappy suse9.3 error installation first cd

hi guys,

first and foremost i have existing operating system windows xps2 i want to install suse 9.3 as dual boot in one hardisk 20gb, i already partition the 20gb hdd during win xp installation 10 for xp and the remaining i did not format it coz i read the furom its better the suse wll find it for formatting... i boot the 1st cd of suse 9.3 i click installation after several minutes i get an error said " ISTALLATION OF PACKAGE BINUTILS- failed "

pls. advsie me wat is this all about since this my first installation of suse your help is much appriciate...

tnx guys
Old 02-26-2006, 03:42 AM   #2
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This has nothing to do with Linux from Scratch.

But here are some suggestions.
1. Check the md5 Checksum of the Suse CD's.
2. Clean the CD's CD/DVD drive.
3. Run Memtest86++ it could be a bad RAM stick.
4. Most probably not Check the temps it could be a overheating problem.
Old 02-26-2006, 08:06 AM   #3
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hi mr_demilord,

thank you so much for the info actually during installation i've already told you
that have probs. but i try to ignore it fortunately the installation is complete i don't have an idea if there is some application wouldn't run in the future i'll try den i'll inform you if i have encountyer probs some of the appliucation,

by the way how i cud test md5 form suse cd?

best regards


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