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Old 02-25-2005, 07:42 PM   #1
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fedora iso failed the media check test


The first two ISO's I downloaded and burnt failed the optional media check during install.

Naturally I ignored the warning and installed anyway not bothering to check the the other two cd's at all.

It all seems to work except I got a message saying that the "nvidia licence taints the kernel" but I still have the nvidia drivers installed and working.

The system seems to work as installed.

Is the media checking program inaccurate?

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Old 02-25-2005, 09:13 PM   #2
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Probably not inaccurate, but the errors p'bly weren't fatal. The installer may have been able to overcome them by itself.
If your system's working fine, I'd let well enough alone
 
Old 02-25-2005, 09:14 PM   #3
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Sounds good!
 
Old 02-25-2005, 09:30 PM   #4
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For anybody who wishes to know in the future, there is a bug in the kernel that causes the media check to say that all the inctall cd's/dvd's are bad.

Heres the solution

1) At the installer prompt, type linux mediacheck nocddma
2) Run the mediacheck on the cd's/DVD
3) Reboot and run the installer normally.

Hope this helps.
 
Old 02-25-2005, 11:54 PM   #5
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I tried "linux mediacheck" on my other machine now, and all 4 cd's passed.Thx for the tip.
 
Old 02-26-2005, 06:44 AM   #6
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Re: fedora iso failed the media check test

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Originally posted by mortal
The first two ISO's I downloaded and burnt failed the optional media check during install.

Naturally I ignored the warning and installed anyway not bothering to check the the other two cd's at all.

It all seems to work except I got a message saying that the "nvidia licence taints the kernel" but I still have the nvidia drivers installed and working.

The system seems to work as installed.

Is the media checking program inaccurate?
mortal,
I also faced similar problem and send a post in LQ's Software forum too. Surprisingly all the four cd's were failed at 99%. From that it was seemed that there is something abnormal. I asked my brother, who send me those four Fedora cds. He told me that he installed from those cds, and he had no problem. I also installed from those cds. I installed it about 1 month back and still face no problem. Everything going normal. I think you also face similar experience. Wish you a happy face with Fedora.
Regards.
 
Old 02-26-2005, 02:48 PM   #7
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hi there

there are many reasons for that

either the media test failed to to read a package at that time and later on during installaion i went fine or u did not install the package that was in the failed part of the CD
it has happened to me that i passed the media test but installation failed

regards
 
Old 02-26-2005, 04:24 PM   #8
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Yes..........it is also true. After a successful media check one can get problem installing the software. So why do we worry? Just go for the installation...
 
  


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