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Old 12-18-2001, 11:36 AM   #1
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Problems installing from 2nd CD with Mandrake 7.2

I have an IDE DVD drive without a tray that requests OS permission to eject the currently inserted CD. I'm having problems with the Mandrake installer that it refuses to eject the first CD when it asks for the second. Although it manages to install it so it will run, I am unable to install anything from the second CD.

Is there anyway round this? If not, can I install the packages from the second CD without going through the installer? Or do I have to fit a different CD drive.
Old 12-18-2001, 11:04 PM   #2
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If your drive does not have an eject button then it might not be supported by mandrakes installer, have you asked this question on mandrakes user forum?
Old 12-19-2001, 04:40 AM   #3
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It does have an eject button, but it only works if the drives not being accessed, or the operating system lets it or something like that.

NB: It works fine once I've got Linux installed, it just won't let me eject the CD during installation, so I can't swap the CDs over.

Last edited by Tonneman; 12-19-2001 at 05:24 AM.


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