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Re: Dell Mini-9 issues


Yep, I was using the slowest speeds available.  I've now installed
unetbootin and am creating a USB to boot this from.  With any luck...

I'll let you know how I make out.

Thanks for the assist!

On Sun, Jul 4, 2010 at 7:58 PM, Andrew Woodhead
<andrew.woodhead666@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Burn as SLOWLY as you are allowed. Even 1x if you can. It will give a better
> image on the CD and will reduce errors by jitter and such. Using a USB
> device alleviates the need for moving CDs and such (assuming you can boot
> USB). If not definately burn slow, try another brand if you still get issues
> and try not to use CDRWs.
> -Andy
> On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 12:18 AM, Bob Trevithick <bob.trevithick@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> @Phill: Thanks.. the 95% bug I should have looked up!  If I can ever
>> burn a CD (see below) I'll try the install with ethernet unplugged. :)
>> @Andy: Okay, this is weird.  I did check the md5sum of the ISO I
>> downloaded, but I did *not* check the CD I burned.. and I should have.
>> I've now made three coasters, four counting the original one, and no
>> matter what system I use to burn the CD, the file boot.cat comes out
>> with the wrong md5.  It's the only error on the CD.  Neither Brasero
>> nor Xfburn can put this image on a CD without screwing up that one
>> file.  And neither one warns me of the error.  I wonder why it's
>> always the same file?
>> Anyway, my apologies.. I should have checked the CD as well as the
>> ISO, obviously!  There's something I won't forget to do ever again. :)
>>  Now if I can just get it to burn accurately, just once, I can start
>> over and hopefully things will work better.
>> Regards,
>> Bob
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