Bug 493938 - Fedora 11 Beta - does not even boot on HP XW workstation
Fedora 11 Beta - does not even boot on HP XW workstation
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: syslinux (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-04-03 07:27 EDT by stef
Modified: 2009-04-03 09:58 EDT (History)
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Description stef 2009-04-03 07:27:37 EDT
Description of problem:
After downloading and burn the DVD ISO of Fedora 11 Beta, I tryed to install it but it stops as soon as trying to boot
(not sure if the culprit is anaconda however, install related though)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedore 11 Beta DVD

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.burn the Fedora 11 Beta DVD ISO
2.try booting on the DVD
Actual results:
computer freezes with this screen :
Attempting to Boot from CD-ROM

ISOLINUX 3.73 2009-01-25 ETCD Copyright (C) 1994-2008 H. Peter Anvin

You're not even getting to the boot menu

Expected results:
Boot the disk and gives the install menu

Additional info:
hardware is HP workstation XW4200
Comment 1 stef 2009-04-03 07:37:18 EDT
same behaviour on a older HP evo W4000 workstation but his time with some more infos:

isolinux: Disk error 80, AX = 42E5, drive 9F
Comment 2 stef 2009-04-03 09:58:44 EDT
Damn it, I found out what the real problem is.

To download the disc image I had to use a old workstation with a wget tool unable to get files over 2n32 bits...

So my ISO image was incomplete, sorry about this one

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