[CentOS] CentOS 5.1 x86 medium installation problems

Mon Apr 7 14:32:45 UTC 2008
Alan Bartlett <ajb.stxsl at googlemail.com>

On 07/04/2008, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
> ALSO ... if doing to VMWare, you can just point to the ISO file as a CDROM
> and boot from it directly.
> Try to install from that and see if it passes the media test.
> That should help determine if the problem is a bad DVD image when burned
> or some kind of kernel boot issue.
> Not passing an md5sum/sha1sum can be caused by many things, some of which
> are hardware based but do not affect the install.

My usual advice - for those not using VMWare - is:
Once you have a valid ISO image (md5sum/sha1sum passed), burn it to DVD.
Attempt to mount the freshly burnt DVD. If the mount fails the DVD burn was
If the mount succeeds, loop mount the ISO image and perform a diff -r

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