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Old 06-30-2007, 08:59 PM   #1
zapcojake
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md5 error installing kernel on iMac G5


Hello, I am trying to install Debian on my iMac G5 (rev a). Everything works ok until it tries to install the kernel. The installer gives an error that says no kernels are installable. I looked at the log that the installer pointed me to and it says that the kernel failed the md5 check. I ran the md5 check against the ISO I downloaded and it checks out. I re-downloaded the ISO from a different server and burned a fresh DVD and got the same results. I am using OS X's disk utility. I have other ISO's on the same computer and they all have worked fine. I also let the installer setup the partitions.

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Old 07-01-2007, 11:16 AM   #2
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Did you d/load the netinst Cd or a whole DVD ?
 
Old 07-01-2007, 11:41 AM   #3
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It was the whole DVD. I burned over on a pc I have and its working? I have burned other DVDs on the Mac without any trouble.
 
  


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