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Old 04-23-2008, 10:26 PM   #1
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cannot find dvd driver, problem install redhat el4


I am trying to install Redhat El4 on a brand new Lenovo machine. The machine has a dvd writer installed. The machine is able to boot from the redhat cd, but once it is on the redhat installation menu, it complain about not finding a driver for the dvd. Does it mean that I cannot install Redhat el4 on this machine?
 
Old 04-25-2008, 11:56 AM   #2
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Well, I never used RedHat and you normally don't need any drivers for cd/dvd drives, only for the chipset that controls them.
Give it a try with another distribution - Suse, Ubuntu, whatever - and see what happens. Btw, didn't RedHat say they wouldn't support anymore desktop installation, only enterprise?
 
  


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