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Old 03-22-2009, 02:11 AM   #1
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Buffer I/O error on device sr0.......

Trying to install Fedora 10 on an old Satellite A70, but when I attempt to boot from the CD (tried two), it gets stuck on "Buffer I/O error on device sr0......." (see attached screenie).

What does this mean?

The machine currently runs a virus-infested copy of Vista, perhaps that has something to do with it?


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Old 03-22-2009, 04:58 AM   #2
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It means that there is an area that is unreadable on your cd/dvd.

Try burning the image again to a brand new cd/dvd


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