[CentOS] CentOS 5.1 x86 medium installation problems

Mon Apr 7 14:32:57 UTC 2008
Ioannis Vranos <ivranos at freemail.gr>

Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> Now I am redownloading the CentOS 5.1 x86 DVD install image, and I will
>> use the image itself first as a virtual DVD under vmware, and will try
>> to verify the medium during install and see if it proceeds OK with
>> installation.
>> If it succeeds, I will burn it to a DVD-RW and retry the same things.
>> SL 5.0 x86 DVD and CentOS 5.0 x86 DVD work OK.
> 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.

As I said above, this is what I am going to do first.

> 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.

In my case the sha1sum/md5sum tests are succeeding.