Bug 470380 - FC10 Preview - possible corrupt package in i386-DVD ISO - xorg-X11-proto-devel-7.4-4.fc10.noarch.rpm
FC10 Preview - possible corrupt package in i386-DVD ISO - xorg-X11-proto-deve...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-proto-devel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-11-06 17:30 EST by Stuart Foote
Modified: 2009-12-18 01:46 EST (History)
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Description Stuart Foote 2008-11-06 17:30:26 EST
Description of problem: Possible missing package from i386 DVD Fedora-10-Preview-i386-DVD downloaded via torrent. Recieve "file xorg-X11-proto-devel-7.4-4.fc10.noarch.rpm cannot be opened. This is due to a missing file, a corrupt package or corrupt media" error.

Cambridge Preview i386 ISO SHA1 sum verified DVD media burn verified

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 

How reproducible: twice, two torrent downloads and reburns

Steps to Reproduce:
1. torrent download of i386-DVD
2. verify SHA1 sums of image
3. burn image and verify
Actual results: installation proceeds til this package error then errors, unable to back out or resume. No response to eject --> change disk. So stuck at this point.

Expected results: installation continues with out package errors.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-11-07 17:43:52 EST
(In reply to comment #0)
> Actual results: installation proceeds til this package error then errors,
> unable to back out or resume. No response to eject --> change disk. So stuck at
> this point.

This is really strange -- we are very positive that the package is in the original .iso file; given that you used torrent, there is no need for further control by checksum (torrent does it by itself), so you get it correctly. The last link in the chain seems to be burning software, so I would tend to blame it. Could you please try when starting the install, to run mediacheck ("Test the integrity of the DVD drive image" or whatever is the name, before the real installation begins). What does it say?
Comment 2 Stuart Foote 2008-11-08 19:28:34 EST
The DVD was verified following burn (WinXP with Roxio) and as always I ran mediacheck at the start of the Fedora install which passed the media for install.

Anyhow, suspecting hardware problems and trying again, I changed install type dropping out the development package. Another install of just workstation stopped half way through erroring on another package (don't remember which at this time).

So, I suspect the problem is the DVD drive on the laptop I'm using. I will try the install with it on another computer with a different DVD drive.

Having seen installs fail now on two separate packages, this is not a problem with the xorg-X11-proto-devel-7.4-4.fc10.noarch.rpm package. 

Please close this bug. 

Questions for myself to work out are if the DVD burn was the problem or if it was the DVD of the laptop I was testing with.

Thank you for the effort, and apologies.

V Stuart Foote
Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-11-25 23:55:37 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.

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