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Old 08-22-2003, 06:50 AM   #1
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Thumbs down RedHat 9 Installation - Disk not found

With much excitment downloaded the RedHat 9.0 iso files and burned the 3 CD's, only to much disapointment to find an error in the installation process that prevents me to from installing RedHat 9.

System boots up perfectly and everything seem to be running smoothly, however after being prompt for the media to be used for the installation and choosing CD-Rom, a dialog msg pops up.

"RedHat 9 cd was not found. Please insert into CD Rom drive". Inserting Disk 1 and hitting enter only display the message over and over again.

Anybody know about a work around for this?
Old 08-22-2003, 07:34 AM   #2
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I had this problem once before. This generally comes when the cd-media has screwed up on us. I would check the media and try to burn it again, and if it does not help, down load the file again.

Otherwise, you can just borrow the cd's from some friend, like I usually do.
Old 08-22-2003, 07:48 AM   #3
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Check to see if your hardware manufacturer provides a boot floppy. I know that the Dell PE16550 has this problem with RH9.
Old 08-22-2003, 10:44 AM   #4
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Thanks UltimaGuy but dont think it is the ISO file that is corrupt, cause i can view the contents of the image file, and this would not be the case if the download was corrupt

Stickman: This is starting to make sense, cause I am trying to install it on my Dell Inspiron 8200 laptop. Did not receive a boot disk for CD rom with laptop infact laptop dont have a floppy drive at all.

The problem is even a little bit bigger than this, Dell dont have any CD-RW drivers for linux.

Just a bit frustrated with RedHat, suppose to be the best Linux vendor out there and can not get it to install on my laptop, whereas Mandrake Linux only took 45 min to install with out any problems.


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