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.