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Old 10-24-2005, 01:21 AM   #1
atomikku
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Question Installation fails on cd/dvd detection


hello
i've just had my new machine and tried to install the new Breezy Badger..
i've downloaded the iso and burned it to a cd. the boot from the cd was successful, and it was like that until the hardware detection started. I had several messages, telling that my cd isn't accessible and cannot be mounted. i though that the cause is bad media. i've burned the cd to a dvd-rw and tried again, unfortunately with the same success..

the process goes like that:
booting from the cd/dvd drive [ok]
loading a bunch of modules (my dvd drive works as usual) [ok]
location and keyboard layout settings [ok]
starting a hardware detection [fail] - the output messages say that my cd is not mounted and the installation aborts.

i am sure that my dvd drive works great, as before, when i was using Hoary.
so i decided to install the Hoary and upgrade to Breezy. the installation went ok with some troubles accessing the cd.
and after booting to the Hoary desktop i was in the fumes because my optical drive wasn't accessible again..
well, my first impressions of Breezy aren't positive...

maybe breezy do not support my hardware: here's my hardware specifications:

Code:
cpu: P4 640 3.2GHz / 800Mhz / 2MB / box
mb: Asus P5GDC-V Deluxe EAYO
ram: 2x512 ddr2 533MHz Kingston / box
vga: Asus GF EN6600 Silencer / TD / 256MB
hdd: Seagate 250GB / 7200 / 8MB / SATA
hdd: IBM/Hitachi 120GB / 7200 / 8MB / IDE
dvd-rw: LiteOn SOHW-1653S [updated firmware]
 
Old 10-24-2005, 11:34 AM   #2
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Unhappy same here

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i am having the same problem with suse10.0. it is reaing my combo drive as a cd drive and says cd is not mounted my combo drive is samsung tsst corp cdrw/dvd sh-m522c
 
  


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