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Old 12-10-2008, 06:27 AM   #1
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Installation Help Needed


HI All,
I want to install Red hat Linux Enterprise Edition 5.1.19.6 in my laptop.It's already having Windows XP Operating System.While installing, it's giving Media Check Failure.I am not Getting Graphical Mode.I just want to know what's the procedure,if we need dual operating systems in my laptop??
 
Old 12-10-2008, 08:23 AM   #2
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Media Check Failure
Then the CDROM or DVD wasn't downloaded or burned like it should have. Most ISO's you download are accompanied by a MD5 or SHA1 sum so you can check that what you downloaded is OK.


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I just want to know what's the procedure,if we need dual operating systems in my laptop??
Basically it goes like this: read docs, make backup, choose bootloader, resize partitions if no space is left, create partitions to install into, chose partition carefully where to write the Linux bootloader code. If you search LQ or the 'net for terms like "dual boot howto" you'll find some. Most "older" (but still useful) ones reside at www.tldp.org. For instance if you installed mcrsft first, see http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Linux+NT-Loader.html else see for instance the http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Multiboot-with-GRUB.html.
 
Old 12-10-2008, 08:39 AM   #3
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Assuming that you downloaded the disk image, be sure that you used the "burn from iso" option. If you put the CD in under Windows and browse it, you should see multiple files and folders.

You don't say where in the process that you got the error message......

Do you specifically need RHEL?
 
Old 12-10-2008, 12:03 PM   #4
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It is always something.

After you get a CD burned as an ISO image file and get it to boot, this might be of interest.

http://apcmag.com/howto_category.htm?cid=198

Welcome and Luck
 
Old 12-15-2008, 05:46 AM   #5
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Need a help on Dual OS(Windows Xp and Linux)

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Originally Posted by pixellany View Post
Assuming that you downloaded the disk image, be sure that you used the "burn from iso" option. If you put the CD in under Windows and browse it, you should see multiple files and folders.

You don't say where in the process that you got the error message......

Do you specifically need RHEL?

Hi,
Thanks for giving reply.During the installation process at the begining I got Media Check Test Screen.When I click on that Media check Test button I got the following message finally.

Media Check Result
-------------------
The Media Check FAILED for the image:
RedHat Enterprise Linux Server 5 DVD

The image which was just tested has errors.This could be due to corrupt download or a bad disc.If applicable,please clean the disc and try again.

Its installed in a Text mode but not in a Graphical mode.Is there any solution to get Graphical mode installation???whats the problem exactly with my system???


My System Configuration
-----------------------
Existing Operating System--Windows XP Professional 5.1
Processor---Intel core2Duo
 
Old 12-15-2008, 05:55 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by pixellany View Post
Assuming that you downloaded the disk image, be sure that you used the "burn from iso" option. If you put the CD in under Windows and browse it, you should see multiple files and folders.

You don't say where in the process that you got the error message......

Do you specifically need RHEL?

Hi,
Thanks for giving reply.
During the installation at the begining I got a Media Check Test Screen. When I click Media Check Test button I got the following Message.

The Media Check FAILED for the image:Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5
------------------------------------------------------------------------
DVD
----
The image which was just tested has errors.This could be due to corrupt download or a bad disc.If applicable, please clean the disc and try again.

Its installing in Text Mode but not in Gaphical mode.what may be the exact problem?????

My System Configuration
-----------------------
Operating System-windows XP Professional 5.1
processor--Intel Core2Duo
 
Old 12-15-2008, 10:34 AM   #7
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When you burn the image next time burn it at X4 or slower.
 
  


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