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Old 03-17-2005, 11:54 PM   #1
bendeco13
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Fedora Core 4 test 1 DVD (i386)


I was wondering if anyone has tried this install.
I burnt the iso file and when the dvd boots, I did the disc check and it failed.
I didn't actually try to install after this, but I was wondering if anyone has.
I tried redownloading and reburning it and it still failed. I think it might be a bug.
 
Old 03-18-2005, 12:11 AM   #2
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Nevermind I found this here in the 2005-March text file.

>I have downloaded the dvd iso image for Fedora Core 4, test 1, etc. The
>sha1sum hash on the completed torrent matches the published spec. The copy
>of the same images hashes clean on the machine that I am using to burn the
>image. [using Nero 5.5 under windows XP. All that is available here and
>now.] I have made 3 dvd copies using different batches of blanks. None of
>them passes the test. None of them produces a working machine. Although I
>am able to install both FC2 and FC3 on the machine in question. Is there
>something else that I can do or need to try?
>
>-jpearson
>
>
>
You may be victim of several bugs. The DVDs are probably OK. The media
test is not working. Also, if you log into the gui without first
logging into a text terminal (CTRL-ALT-F1 for example) as root and running
yum update gdm
you will not get a useable screen. You must also manually add a normal
user as root - the firstboot program is also hosed.
 
  


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