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I just downloaded all 4 iso images to my XP system. I burnt all the images to 4 separate CDs, and transferred to my Linux machine using dd. But looks like my MD5SUM check failing for all of the iso images. I guess this has something to do with my burning iso files to CD at Windows XP ?
Anyway, right now I just download one iso to my Linux machine directly, and MD5SUM passed. So, I am downloading rest 3 iso files. I have few questions:
1. I tried to use dd to burn CD-R from Linux, but it says "readonly" - and thats why I tried to download it to XP first. But looks like it is not working.
Can I not burn my CD-R using dd ? My Linux distribution is RedHat 7.2, and I issued command:
Stop the presses! Unless you have more experience than looks like, you don't want to download SRPMS iso images. They should look like this ....
I use cdrecord to put the iso onto cdrom .... cdrecord -v dev=0,0,0 -data FC3-i386-disc1.iso
Hmmm, I'm pretty sure you can do a network install of FC3 if you have another PC on your home network (unless they've changed it, I installed RH8 or 9 w/ network install), and I know you can install it off of a second HD set up as a primary slave (hdb), but I'm not sure about HD. If you're having trouble burning ISOs, make sure your burner isn't burning the iso file (i.e. it's burning the image) and if that doesn't work try lowering the burn speed to around 16x. You shouldn't have any other problems from there.
it says scsidev:0,0,0 scsibus: 0 target: 0 lun: 0
cdrecord: No such device. Cannot open /dev/pg0. Cannot open SCSI driver.
Also, I dont have any other PC to install - so network install is in no question. Iguess the choice I am taking is to burn CDs and then install. My previous question still remains, if I put the first disk, and I reboot the machine should take automatic installation.
Thanks..I see the same files as you listed..currently I am still downloading ..I have one more left..in the meantine I am trying to follow your cdrecord usage. Yeas, I checked cdrom -scanbus , and this returns No such files or directory, cannot open SCSI driver. For possible targets try 'cdrecord -scanbus'. Make sure you are root...
I checked ls -al /dev/pg* and it lists /dev/pg0, /dev/pg1, /dev/pg2, and /dev/pg3 (only four). Also I checked /etc/cdrecord.conf....this has CDR_DEVICE=yamaha, CDR_SPEED=4, CDR_FIFOSIZE=4m...and also in the commented line it shows yamaha = 1,5,0...and I tried again with the same command with dev=1,5,0...doesn\t work.
Anything else ? Let me know..I am sorry to kill your time..
That should be cdrecord -scanbus
You can try that as root user.
Also run the command: dmesg | grep hd
and look to see what your cdrom device is. On my box that looks like this ....
hdc: ATAPI DVD-ROM drive, 512kB Cache, UDMA(33)
hdd: ATAPI 32X CD-ROM CD-R/RW drive, 4096kB Cache, UDMA(33)
Then on older systems like Redhat 7.2 you need a line in your lilo.conf or grub.conf which looks like this on the end of your kernel line....
hdc=ide-scsi or hdd=ide-scsi
Anything else ? Let me know..I am sorry to kill your time..
So, I assumed my dev=0,0,0 , and issued the same command
cdrecod -v dev=0,0,0........
Shows all the messege...I thought it copied...but when I tried to mount using
mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom - it shows
mount: block device /dev/cdrom is write protected, mounting readonly
mount: no medium found
Sorry to tell you that there was no image burnt at all...I am not sure if dev=0,0,0 is right for cdrecord as argument.
Again, please look at my previous posting where I listed my output from 'cdrecord -scanbus', and from there I assumed my argument should be dev=0,0,0 ...it may not be right..because now I carefully checked the error (I am listing error, and warnings both below) I found when I issue following command:
cdrecord -v dev=0,0,0 -data FC3...
cderecord:warning:controller returns wrong size for CD capabilities pages
device type : Removable CDROM
Response Format :1
Vendor_Info : 'SAMSUNG'
Identifikation: 'CD-ROM SC-140'
Revision : 'HT03'
cdrecord: Sorry, no CD/DVD-Recorder or unsupported CD/DVD Recorder found on this target
Clearly this didn't burn the CD. The reason I used dev=0,0,0 is that the vendor is SAMSUNG, and my 'cdrecord -scanbus' shows SAMSUNG is 0,0,0 ......
Can you help me figure out the problem please ?
Thanks for all your time giving me solving the issue....