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Trouble booting from install disk

Postby gausie on Fri Jan 02, 2009 4:27 pm

Hi all - trying Mint for the first time after three years of Ubuntu.
In the boot process, vmlinux and initrd.gz are loaded, then I get the following error

(initramfs) [ 69.42686 ] end_request: I/O error, dev sr0, sector 1361424
[ 69.426535 ] Buffer I/O error on device sr0, logical block 170178

I'd really like to give Mint a fair try - how can I solve this problem?

Cheers, Gausie
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Re: Trouble booting from install disk

Postby Husse on Sat Jan 03, 2009 2:27 pm

I think it's a bad CD
Did you check the md5sum and burned at the slowest speed possible. Also Brasero in Intrepid (and so Felicia) is crap, so if you used it you have to burn again - you can update Brasero from getdeb
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Re: Trouble booting from install disk

Postby ocasey79 on Thu Mar 05, 2009 10:35 am

i had same problem for me it was an issue with sata hdd,
i removed sata and installed on to an ide drive.
after install plugged in sata hdd and everything was oxo (A.OK.)
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