Bug 161499 - Media check FAILS or Installer Aborts
Media check FAILS or Installer Aborts
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-06-23 14:48 EDT by Cameron L Palmer
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-07-07 10:47:57 EDT
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Description Cameron L Palmer 2005-06-23 14:48:03 EDT
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Description of problem:
The DVD version of FC4 is downloaded and the sha1sum verifies a good copy.  
Upon burning the image on a DVD-R and two different DVD-RW the installer has  
trouble verifying the DVD media as good. The DVD-R was burned on a Windows  
machine, and the two DVD-RWs were attempted on a FC3 box and a Mac Tiger  
machine repeatedly. Results are consistent failures on the DVD-RW and  
occasional failures on the DVD-R. The DVD-R PASSed once, but the subsequent 
install failed. 

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Burn DVD   
2. Boot DVD 
3. Perform media check 
     

Actual Results:  media check failed or install failed to complete 

Expected Results:  install should complete normally  

Additional info:

Performing a Personal Desktop install worked, and then adding the packages 
from the DVD on the freshly installed system worked.
Comment 1 Rahul Sundaram 2005-06-24 07:52:53 EDT
Can you check if you booting into the installer with ide=nodma option fixes this
issue as outlined in 

http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/release-notes/fc4/#id2501928

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