Fedora Core 7: installer problems abound

Posted by danwarne on Jun 14, 2007 10:00 AM EDT
apcmag.com; By Ashton Mills
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The latest in this vintage clothing named distribution (yes yes, we know the are roots in Red Hat) comes with a new distribution format, the latest X.org release for 3D accelerated goodness, and an extremely polished desktop environment. When we eventually got it installed, that is.

It was with much anticipation that we nabbed the new Fedora Core 7 Live CD in the hope of checking it out first before installing it. Unfortunately, the live CD had other plans.

After starting to load the kernel it happily reported a series of 'buffer IO' errors on my DVD drive. It's a pretty reliable Pioneer DVR-111, and not had a problem with burned disks yet, but nevertheless, I burned another and... got the same result. Ok, let's try the 64-bit Live CD...

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Maybe The Install Problem With Fedora 7 Was With Reading zenarcher 0 832 Jun 14, 2007 12:02 PM

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