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Subject: Re: [aclug-L] Redhat 5.0 Install Problems
From: Wayne White <wwhite@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 1998 14:42:27 -0600
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At 08:03 AM 10/29/1998 -0600, you wrote:
>To anyone who wishes to help, HELP!

>Now, the moral of my story is..... I get all the way through the initial
>part of the Redhat LINUX 5.0  install, ie, finding the CD ROM, using
>Disk Druid and creating my partition structure, formatting the file
>sytems, and the start of copying the os to the hard drive.  At random
>points of the install, the system acts like a bus overrun or something,
>go's to command line mode, sprinkles various commands to the screen that
>are scattered so as to not have any kind of logic to try and pinpoint
>the problem, and the install quits.  I can make out the last lines of
>what is on the screen and it always indicates something to the affect
>that it is safe to reboot the machine.


>Dan Hull
>Microsoft Certified Professional by force, UNIX enthusiast by choice
>Ps 136:12  With a strong hand, and with a stretched out arm:  
>for his mercy endureth for ever.
>Phil 2:3  Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory, but in
>lowliness of mind,  
>let each esteem others better than themselves.

Dan, when I first tried to install RHL 5.1 I had the same result. In
my case it was a VERY dirty CD. The CDROM couldn't read it and the 
install would just barf as you describe. Just in the off chance that
is your problem.  Good luck.


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