[CentOS] Re: problems copying distro files

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Tue Sep 5 04:40:31 UTC 2006

Scott Silva wrote:
> Robert Moskowitz spake the following on 9/4/2006 8:26 AM:
>> At this point in my lab, the only solid servers I have are Win2000.
>> So I xcopy the distro CDs into a directory that I make available for
>> install via ftp.
>> Well I have had problems copying files from this distro.
>> I had to use the /c option in xcopy to get past the problem files..
>> A few examples are:
>> The following files in the image directory of disk 1 has 'File creation
>> error - The parameter is incorrect.":
>> boot.iso
>> diskboot.img
>> pxeboot/README
>> My screen buffer is only 400, so I missed any errors in the first 1500
>> files.  And I think there was one earlier (the reason why I had to add
>> the /c option).
>> On I think CD 3 in the Centos/RPMS the file tix.8.1.4-98.i386.rpm had a
>> 'File creation error -Date error (cyclic redundancy check).
>> I created both CDs twice from the ISO images, getting these errors. 
>> There may be others.
>> Any input on this?
> You might have bad ISO images. They can easily be corrupted during download.
Now that is scary.  TCP SHOULD handle both missing datagrams and 
datagrams out of order; within your window of course.

I could see it with a bad stack implementation like Win98.....

Well I will try downloading again and reburning.

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