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Old 09-18-2002, 08:51 PM   #1
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RH 7.3 Install Troubles - Missing Packages

Hi there. I have tried to install RH 7.3 (Valhalla) on my x86. When the install get to certain files, it just can't find them. My CD-rom whirrs and girrs for about 3 minutes, and then I get an error telling me that the file cannot be found. A few are "xscreensaver", "tmidity", and "traceroute". I have been able to find these by restarting my install without them. (By choosing select individual packages and turing them off). The fact that I can skip the files and install other 'not missing' files leads me to belive that I still do have some space on my HD. This occurs only on CD2. May happen on CD 3, but I haven't got that far. It is not a burn problem, or a fingerprint-on-CD-surface problem, because I have made 3 "working" copies of CD 2 so far (it gets a few files off of it). So what is up with the missing files? Is RH that incomplete, that they don't even fix their installs?

Also, I tried the media checking program, and it also whirrs and girrs when it gets close to the end, and well... doesn't stop. Whirred and girred in the same place for about 15 minutes (and then I got fed up, rebooted to windows, and came here).

If this is a common problem with a nice FAQ site that I missed, thanks in adavace for directing me there. Otherwise... HELP!
Old 09-18-2002, 11:35 PM   #2
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I sometimes meet CD drives that cannot read CDs that others can.
This must be the same case.
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you might have a scratch on your cd, or your files got corrupted when you downloaded them
Old 09-19-2002, 02:29 AM   #4
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your cd drive may be faulty ?
Old 09-19-2002, 06:09 AM   #5
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Hmm... my CD drive worked for all of CD 1. I downloaded twice...
Used two different burners...


oh well thanks anyway...


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