Bug 118505 - Disc 2 ISO Corrupt
Disc 2 ISO Corrupt
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2004-03-17 00:53 EST by Stephen Vance
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-06 17:39:54 EDT
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Description Stephen Vance 2004-03-17 00:53:57 EST
Description of problem:
Although the MD5 is the same as that posted on the site, the disc 2 
ISO is corrupt as determined by the installer and by errors in the 
xsri package when trying to install from the disc despite the test 
failure.

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How reproducible:
Download, burn to disc, install.

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Comment 1 Leonard den Ottolander 2004-04-15 18:29:40 EDT
Maybe you misburned the CD.

Why don't you try Fedora Core?
Comment 2 Brent Fox 2004-04-16 16:25:11 EDT
Sounds like an error occurred while burning the cd.  This is not an
installer bug.
Comment 3 Stephen Vance 2004-04-16 23:37:11 EDT
I verified the MD5 sums of the ISO against the docs on the site.  I 
reburned the disc multiple times on two different machines using two 
different sets of burning software.  Each time I got the same 
results.  I didn't use Fedora Core, but I don't have a Linux box with 
a burner in it.
Comment 4 Stephen Vance 2004-04-16 23:48:15 EDT
Sorry.  I didn't realize Fedora Core was the new distro until I read 
my Under the Brim after making the comment.  I'll try it.
Comment 5 Leonard den Ottolander 2004-04-17 07:23:49 EDT
Did you check the ISO checksum *after* burning the CD as well?:

$ mount /mnt/cdrom
$ df | grep /mnt/cdrom
$ umount /mnt/cdrom

Use the number of 1K blocks in the following command:

$ dd if=/dev/cdrom bs=1k count=<num 1K blocks> | md5sum

Maybe you burnt the ISO as a file instead of an image? If you look at
it in a file manager do you see one big file?

I really wouldn't know why after this image has been available for
months it's checksum would suddenly be corrupted now you use it...
Otoh I never let the installer checksum the CDs. Still I find it very
unlikely that such an issue wouldn't have been noticed before.

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