Bug 834830 - Fedora 16 installation not detecting the DVD Software repository
Fedora 16 installation not detecting the DVD Software repository
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Reported: 2012-06-24 00:31 EDT by Raks
Modified: 2013-02-13 03:47 EST (History)
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Description Raks 2012-06-24 00:31:49 EDT
I have a Fedora 16 installation DVD which has been used for installing on number of PCs without using the Software repository from internet.
But for a new PC ( core i3 2120 and a H61 motherboard ) while installation even If I select the repository from CD/DVD the installation is not reading the DVD and is issuing an error "Media failed". The same CD works on other PCs

How reproducible:
Initiate a Fedora 16 installation from a installer DVD containing the software repository and when the installation asks for repository location, set it to CD/DVD. THis is observed on a PC with core i3 2120, and H61 motherboard PC

Actual results:
Installation cannot read the DVD for software repository. The DVD is correct and works in other PCs

Expected results:
Installation should happen totally happen from DVD without requiring internet

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Comment 1 Jesse Keating 2012-06-25 11:45:50 EDT
Can you provide log files from this install attempt?  It really sounds like the drive itself in the new PC is failing to read the media, which isn't something we can really do anything about.
Comment 2 Brian Lane 2012-06-25 18:25:15 EDT
You should also run the mediacheck from the Troubleshooting menu that you see when you first boot the DVD.
Comment 3 Fedora End Of Life 2013-01-16 05:14:21 EST
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Comment 4 Fedora End Of Life 2013-02-13 03:47:50 EST
Fedora 16 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2013-02-12. Fedora 16 is 
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