[CentOS] Problem installing from CD

Wed May 31 12:04:57 UTC 2006
Jeffrey B. Layton <laytonjb at charter.net>


   Thanks for the heads up. I finally got CentOS to install. I had to 
run the
disk check before I could install (weird). Anyway, it installed just fine.
Then I upgraded the kernel and installed the ATI drivers. It works just
fine now (but I need a new mouse :)   ).



>         Something I forgot to mention last night, your video problem
> maybe the ATI chipset. I don't know why, but on all the linux user's
> emailing lists that I'm on,problems with ATI video controllers come up
> quite frequently . The video controllers that people seem to be having
> the best luck with are Nvidia, and SIS. I'm sure that other members of
> this list know of other video controllers that work also.
>        To the best of my knowledge, the linux distro that seems to
> support the ATI controllers the best is Mandriva, formerly known as
> Mandrake
> Hope this helps
> Jim
> On Tue, 2006-05-30 at 07:27 -0400, Jeffrey B. Layton wrote:
>> Good morning,
>>    I hate to bother everyone again, but I'm having some more
>> trouble. I have a new machine with an MSI  RS480M2-IL
>> motherboard (ATI Xpress200 chipset) and a  Hammer DVD
>> Writer (shows up as a Matshita DVD-RAM SW-9585).
>>    I get the CD to start (in text mode - don't know why I can't
>> do VGA or better), and it asks me What type of media contains
>> the packages to be installed. I choose CDROM and then it
>> says:
>> The CentOS-4 x86_64 CD was not found in any of your CDROM
>> drives. Please insert the CentOS x86_64 CD and press OK to retry.
>> The funny thing is that this is Disk 1 of x86_64. Any ideas?
>> I've tried a couple of different download sites and I always get
>> the same problem.
>> TIA!
>> Jeff
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