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Old 10-26-2003, 02:16 AM   #1
dorn
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Unhappy checksum error when trying to boot red hat version 9 burned installation iso cd


I have an HP Pavilion zt1170 laptop. I burned the Red Hat version 9 iso images and then set my computer to boot from cd and an error message is shown saying:

ISOLINUX 2.00 2002-10-25 isolinux: Image checksum error, sorry...

Boot Failed: press a key to retry

I know the cd works because I've tried it on other computers. I tried a different HP cd rom drive but that didn't work either. Is there any way to install linux without booting from cd? (I don't have a floppy drive... maybe an online or lan installation?) Any help would be much appreciated!

~ Dorn
 
Old 10-26-2003, 05:25 PM   #2
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Yes, you can install over network. Here's how:

http://www.europe.redhat.com/documen...stall-net.php3
 
Old 10-27-2003, 06:10 AM   #3
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It seems that ur mother board's battery is exhausted that's why linux is unable to get the correct BIOS information. Just replace ur batter and see wht happens
 
Old 10-27-2003, 12:29 PM   #4
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By mother board's battery do you mean my main laptop battery or another small watch type battery on my mother board itself? When I tried installing linux I was plugged into ac power, thanks for the suggestions though!

~ Dorn
 
  


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