[CentOS] CentOS 5.1 x86 medium installation problems

Tue Apr 8 22:09:11 UTC 2008
Ioannis Vranos <ivranos at freemail.gr>

Ioannis Vranos wrote:
> OS: Ubuntu 7.10 x86.
> Unfortunately I still got the problem.
> I downloaded the CentOS 5.1 x86 DVD image, it passed the md5sum/sha1sum
> tests, I burned it with nerolinux with verification, I copied all the
> contents of the burned DVD to a hard disk directory successfuly, it
> passed the media test during installation and then I got the screenshot
> attached error message.
> vmware version: 6.03 with IDE virtual hard disk.


DVD Recorder: NEC ND-2510A with firmware 2.18.

I faced similar problems when I tried to install CentOS 5.1/Scientific
Linux 5.1 x86 from their DVDs in my natural machine (the firmware was
2.18 and it has been a stable one which I have been using for a long
time, it is the original stock firmware, not some hacked one)/

CentOS 5.0 x86 and Scientific Linux 5.0 x86 DVDs were installing OK.

Now I am using the CentOS 5.1 x86 DVD image directly under VMware to
perform the installation and will report in another message what will