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Old 07-01-2009, 11:42 AM   #1
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can't install redhat5 64 bit on Proliant BL460c G6

I am trying to install RH5 64 bit on two Proliant BL460c G6 blades. Both servers are complaining that the installation ISOs are corrupt. I have ISOs fro RH5.1, 5.2 and 5.3, both have complained that all 3 are corrupt. I have deleted and re-downloaded all 3 ISOs from the Redhat website and still get the same error messages. I've mounted the ISOs via the network, I've mounted them via CDs on my laptop. There are no CD drives in the blades so these are the only options for installation. I've tried using the individual disk ISOs and the DVD ISOs. Every one ends up being reported as corrupt by these servers. Does anyone have any ideas on what is wrong or what I can do to get this installation done?
Old 07-01-2009, 06:01 PM   #2
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The first thing I would recommend is to check the md5sum of the downloaded isos (via 'md5sum filename' in Linux, or any free md5sum checker in Windows), and compare that with the md5sums posted on RHN.

Also, don't download the ISOs with any download managers, or with Internet Explorer. Both seem to cause problems.


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