[Centos] Problems with CentOS 3.3 Disk2 Iso Image?
ssharkey at linuxunlimited.com
Tue Oct 12 21:41:56 UTC 2004
donavan nelson wrote:
> Geoff where did you get this information? I'd be interesting in reading
> Typically, these issues are:
> 1) cheap/low quality media,
Multiple disks burned, using various brands. Only disk2 fails, others
are fine. Every time.
> 2) burning at 48X and hoping that old 4x IDE cdrom will read the disk
> while trying to install.
Burned at 4x, read in a 52x drive that is less than 6 months old.
> As a test, turn around and mount mount the CD on the machine that burned
> the disk and try doing a "cp -a" off the cd to your hard disk.
I will try that.
> A better option, particularly if you have enough machines is to setup a
> machine as a install server. Over the lan it's much faster than CD (for
> me any YMMV). This box can also be turned into a local repository for
> yum updates. It's also much faster doing an upgrade off a local box. :)
I'm building from scratch. It's not an upgrade. Still may be a better
way though. Can you still install over HTTP?
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