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Old 12-30-2005, 11:06 AM   #1
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'error 2 reading header' error message from installer

The FC4 installer fails with repeated 'error 2 reading header: cpio: Bad magic' messages.

Tried another CDROM, no difference. System is currently running RH9, so at least that worked once. CDROM checksums are ok, as determined on a second system.

Any ideas?
Old 01-10-2006, 09:00 AM   #2
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Check your IDE cables inside your case, Linux is finnicky. Or your cd rom jumper isnt set to master sometimes thats the issue.


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