[CentOS] CentOS 5.1 x86 medium installation problems

Mon Apr 7 13:19:39 UTC 2008
Ioannis Vranos <ivranos at freemail.gr>

Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Monday 07 April 2008 12:38, Ioannis Vranos wrote:
>> Hi, I had downloaded CentOS 5.1 x86 DVD image, and although it passed
>> sha1sum or md5sum test and I burned it verifying it, installation failed.
>> Also if I recall correctly, when I tested the medium during install, it
>> failed although as I said the media was verified.
>> ==> The same things happen with Scientific Linux 5.1 x86 installation
>> DVD, so perhaps it is a Red Hat EL 5.1 x86 DVD issue?
> I installed from the CentOS 5.1 x86 DVD image without a problem, so maybe it 
> is a post-install problem.   What exactly happened that makes you say that it 
> failed?  How far did you get, and what was the failure?

It was some time ago, and don't recall all details. I thought it was a
CentOS 5.1-specific issue, but when I had to reinstall and used
Scientific Linux 5.1 it didn't work either. I will redownload CentOS 5.1
x86 and will run it under vmware, so as to report the issues in the list.