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Old 10-07-2002, 09:45 PM   #1
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Trouble installing RH 8.


Ok, I am a newbie to linux yes.

now that I got that out of the way, here is my question.

I have downloaded RH 8. Burnt the ISO's on to 3 cd's.
Created a floppy boot. Which seems to be correct.

My computer boots up, Reads Floppy fine. Goes to RH install screen. I choose gui install. Starts to read floppy.

Then I get "system halted"

ccr error

What is this. It seems not to be reading my cdrom drive, after it starts, looks like it is just reading the floppy?

Any suggestions?????????
 
Old 10-07-2002, 09:48 PM   #2
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Welcome to LQ.

Are you sure that the ISO files you burned were exactly the same as those on the server? Usually there is a file called md5sums that is also present alongside the files on the ftp server. You should download this and check the ISO files against it. If you're downloading in Windows then you can download a Win32 based md5sums packages... but I can't remeber where, but I do remember that it was fairly evident from a simply google, so it shouldn't be too hard to find.
 
Old 10-07-2002, 10:16 PM   #3
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ALready@!

I have already checked that/ They are ok.
 
Old 10-08-2002, 12:52 AM   #4
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anyone have any ideas?
 
Old 10-08-2002, 12:53 AM   #5
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oh, yeah I now can boot from cd just fine. But get the same error when it starts unconpressing the file to start install. just like before.
 
Old 10-09-2002, 12:39 PM   #6
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Question where did you find the md5sum for win???

can you please tell me where to find the md5sum for windows xp??? i just can't get to burn the first cd correctly.

thanks!

eduardo
 
Old 10-10-2002, 12:54 AM   #7
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List your sys. specs.
 
Old 10-10-2002, 01:27 AM   #8
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just type in md5sum on yahoo or something. I downloaded a program. But I can't remember from where. It worked for me.
 
  


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