[CentOS] Anaconda crash during Centos 5.2 installation.

William L. Maltby CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Wed Dec 31 12:47:36 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-12-31 at 13:36 +0100, Alain PORTAL wrote:
> Le mardi 30 décembre 2008 à 19:53, Lanny Marcus a écrit :
> > As Mark (mhr) mentioned, it might not run on that box. I suggest you
> > download the "Live CD" for CentOS 5.2 and test it with that. If it
> > doesn't run on the Live CD, it probably is not going to run on that
> > box..... GL
> Trying in graphical mode and text mode, I get a lot of errors message such as:
> SQUASHFS error Unable to read page, block 2a673ccd, srclength 65536
> SQUASHFS error zlib_fs returned unexpected result 0xfffffffd size 5230
> I verified iso image (sha1sum) before burning it.
> k3b (Fedora Core 6) report burn successful.
> Is there a way with the Live CD to check the media before using it?

Just a thought along another tack: have you verified the hardware is
good? That thouyght strikes me because of the nature of the messages you
are getting. I have a mainboard with the VIA 8237 chipset and nvidia
graphics (I don't recall which model ATM) and run 5.x w/o problems.

If the unit has been around a long time, try re-seating all the memory,
cables, PS connectors, etc. Have you run a memtest86(?). Does a visual
inspection show any signs of distress on the board (discoloration of
capacitors, leaking, etc)?

Check BIOS settings too - maybe something set wrongly? Is the CMOS
battery good? Do BIOS settings hold?

> Regards,
> Alain


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