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Old 05-24-2004, 02:03 PM   #1
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Problem installing Fedora Core 2


I'm trying to install Linux for the first time on a clean drive. I'm trying to install Fedora Core 2.
I downloaded the ISOs from RedHat and then double click on them from an XP computer to create the CDs.

When I boot to the first disk I hit Enter to go to graphical mode, then select my language (English) and type of keyboard (U.S) and then select where I'm loading it from (CDRom). At that point it sits there for a little bit and then says it can not find the core CD in any of my CD drives. Yet I obviously booted to it.

I've tried redownloading the ISOs, and recreating the images I get the same thing. I'm using the i386 build.

It's probably an easy fix that I'm just doing something wrong but any help would be great.

Thanks
 
Old 05-24-2004, 02:30 PM   #2
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First have you checked the md5sums? Follow this link to learn more: http://linuxiso.org/viewdoc.php/verifyiso.html

Then, what program are you using to create the disks? Follow this link to make sure all is well: http://linuxiso.org/viewdoc.php/howtoburn.html (I seem to remember some members saying something about the inbuilt XP burner not being too good for isos). Nero do a free trial version which is good for isos.

Have you tried burning at a slower speed? I personally have found that sometimes burning a bit slower makes a difference.
 
Old 05-24-2004, 02:42 PM   #3
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Thanks I'll give those suggestions a try later this evening and let you know what I come up with.

I've been using Easy CD Creater to create the images buring at 12x.
 
Old 05-24-2004, 11:47 PM   #4
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Figured the problem out

I was finally able to get it working. For some reason it did not like the fact that I was burning the CDs on a different drive.
What I did to fix it was to take the drive out of the computer that I burnt the CDs from and put that drive in the computer I was installing Fedora on. Once I did that the installation went without a hitch.
 
  


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