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Old 03-08-2005, 09:40 PM   #1
w1z4rd
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Logical block error on install


I am having trouble installing 10.1 OFFICIAL. Whenever I boot CD1 and select install I get this..

buffer I/O error on device hdc, logical block 309 329


Currently I have three partitions on a new Dell 3000 :80gb HD with 256mb ram:
1. Winxp NTFS
2. FAT32
3. NTFS right now but have tried it with others.

Is this a problem with my partitioning or a problem with the iso perhaps?
I am more or less a complete newbie to linux and I need all the help I can get.
I have tried searching the forums for similar problems but none seem to give me what i'm looking for.

Last edited by w1z4rd; 03-08-2005 at 09:42 PM.
 
Old 03-09-2005, 04:56 AM   #2
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Linux assigns device names like this

HDA = PRIMARY MASTER
HDB = PRMARY SLAVE
HDC = SECONDARY MASTER
HDD = SECONDARY SLAVE

Usually systems come with a drive connected to Primary Master and a CD/DVD drive connected to either Secondary Master or Secondary slave, or both.

The error indicates a problem reading from the CD.
 
  


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