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manishsingh4u 10-13-2005 09:12 AM

cp - error reading /mnt/cdrom/mpegav/avseq01.dat input/output error
 
Hi all,
I am using Fedora Core 1 (Yarrow). I have done fresh installations over my machine 3 - 4 times this week. Sometimes, the cp command works fine with copying VCDs (*.dat) files from the CD. But, as I made a new installation again, it doesn't work. I am getting input/ouput error message. But, when I tried to copy the same files from the local area network, it works. i am not able to serve these files over the network too. Sometimes, this error is also common while copying via Samba too. Does anyone know a solution for that. Should I make a fresh installation again?

Agrouf 10-15-2005 09:24 AM

Try cleaning up the CD with toothpaste (no I'm not joking, toothpaste is corrosive and helps flating out the small imperfections of the CD).

manishsingh4u 10-17-2005 06:02 AM

Hello Agrouf
The CD and my CD drive are good. I copied that CD via a windows 98 PC over the network. But, there's one more problem. As I try to copy files from any computer over the network, the amount of KBs goes on decreasing. Then, the network gets jam for a few seconds. I can't even ping that machine within this time. After a few seconds, the network starts again.


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