[CentOS] burning an image

david walcroft dwalcroft at bigpond.com
Fri Apr 16 04:02:00 UTC 2010


On 04/15/2010 10:58 AM, Robert Heller wrote:
> At Thu, 15 Apr 2010 09:58:40 +1000 CentOS mailing list<centos at centos.org>  wrote:
>
>>
>> I downloaded CentOS-5.4-x86_64-bin-DVD.iso but I haven't used Centos
>> before and I've haven't used a -bin-DVD.iso before,every attempt so far
>> to burn one has produced coasters,what do I do to get an image.
>
> Were you burning it to a *DVD*-R?  It is NOT a CD image.  You need two
> things:
>
> 1) A DVD burner (as opposed to a CD burner).
> 2) A DVD-R (as opposed to a CD-R).
>
> Make sure you have the proper hardware and blank media.
>
> Also: did you download the md5sum file?  Use that to do a check of the
> md5sum to make sure your ISO file is not broken.
>
>>
>> Thanks  david
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>
I used a dvd-rw and a dvd-rw-dl on a dvd-rw-dl burner.
md5sum is correct.

Thanks  david


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