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Old 06-15-2007, 05:43 AM   #1
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Burn Fedora 7 DVD


I am currently using Suse 10.2 and i decided to try Fedora 7 out. I downloaded the file and when i use k3b to burn it, half way through it tells me something like "input/output error" and then "finished successfully". The DVD of course doesn't do anything. I re downloaded the file from another mirror just in case their was something wrong with it the first time and it gave me the same error. Can someone help me ?

Old 06-15-2007, 06:26 AM   #2
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I'm not sure what's up with your k3b but, maybe you would have success using growisofs. For example:
Change to the directory where you have the iso and type:
growisofs -dvd-compat -Z /dev/dvd=F-7-i386-DVD.iso
If you still can't burn it, you could install from the iso.
Old 06-15-2007, 06:34 AM   #3
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After the installation download an appropriate checksum file (so you see what the file's checksum, be it md5sum or something else, should be) and calculate the checksum of the iso file. If the sum matches the one from the file, your download is ok -- if the sums don't match, then your download is corrupt and you'll need to re-download. This is the way you should always check important files if possible. If the file is OK, then it's either your device or your software that's faulty.
Old 06-18-2007, 09:28 AM   #4
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I think it was the software i was using. It worked fine with nerolinux!
Thanks for your help


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