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Old 09-19-2003, 03:29 PM   #1
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Exclamation problem installing red hat


whenever i goto install linux red hat and i click on the graphical install i get this error after its detecting everything
Crc error<6> freeing initrd memory:2640k freed
vfs:cannot open root device ""or 48:05
please append a correct"root=" boot option
kernel panic: vfs :unable to mount root fs on 48:05

i have a partition created for it 15 gigs ext3..um..=\ some help?
 
Old 09-19-2003, 03:40 PM   #2
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hi

if you have download the cd. make sure you check it through md5 or using the checkinstall option

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rahul sundaram
 
Old 09-19-2003, 03:42 PM   #3
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wheres the check install option?
 
Old 09-19-2003, 03:55 PM   #4
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hi

its actually check media. when you start the installation by pressing enter in boot prompt

linux checkmedia should be entered. read the redhat installation manual for more details
 
Old 09-19-2003, 05:18 PM   #5
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um i'm still getting that error Lol even when i do checkmedial..it seems to check it then i get that error..
 
Old 09-19-2003, 05:28 PM   #6
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so u get that error when u get the dialog asking to verify the integrity of the medium and u insert your 3 disks and it specifically says that your disc is faulty?

if not, please be more specific as to where u get this message

if all fails, redownload the isos (if u downloaded them), or try them on a different computer
 
Old 09-19-2003, 05:32 PM   #7
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no it does'nt get that far..i press linux checkmedia thenits like loading vm linux bla blathen it like checks my keyboard and all that kinda stuff and then just hangs there..
 
Old 09-19-2003, 05:34 PM   #8
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hmm, normally checkmedia won't load anything and just check your disks... u sure that u selected check media or did u accidently hit skip?

if u have an extra computer around, see if u can get the installer to boot, don't worry, it won' install until the installer says: "now is your last chance to reboot"
 
  


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