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Old 02-12-2002, 02:54 AM   #1
xc_racer
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Installation Error for Red Hat 7.1


I tried installed text for red hat 7.1 and got the following error:

An error occured reading the partition table for block device SDA: The Error was:

input/ output error

plz help!!! ty
 
Old 02-12-2002, 04:50 AM   #2
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It's saying that it can't read from the first SCSI device (SDA). If you're installing onto an IDE harddisk, it shouldn't even be looking to i/o from SDA.
 
  


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