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Re: Dell Mini-9 issues


Sure, I can write up a version for Maverick, as soon as I understand
what's actually happening with the whole process.  I mean, I took
Andy's advice and made a bootable USB stick instead (much faster than
the CD.. glad I learned about that) but I still don't know why the CD
burn process is causing errors, etc.

On Sun, Jul 4, 2010 at 8:27 PM, Phillip Whiteside <phillw@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Those instructions are solely for the 10.04 disk, if you are using a
> different installation method then the check sum will be different.
> If you pop over to the
> thread http://forum.phillw.net/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=94 that gives the 10.04
> release, I would need to update it for the release levels for the alphas, or
> I could give you the instructions as to how to write them :p
> Possibly the md5 | cdrom command may be easier for people, as it only
> requires the md5 sum to check against.
> Regards,
> Phill.
> On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 12:56 AM, Bob Trevithick <bob.trevithick@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> Ah, well, hmm.  I don't get the correct md5sum according to this
>> method either, Phill.
>> bob@ub32:~$ dd if=/dev/cdrom bs=2048 count=266741 | md5sum
>> 0e9fac900c8288b243e875d9b1b65479  -
>> 266741+0 records in
>> 266741+0 records out
>> 546285568 bytes (546 MB) copied, 112.087 s, 4.9 MB/s
>> So, I tried yet another approach and burned one with Nautilus as per
>> the instructions.  For the first time, I got an actual error during
>> the burn.  It didn't tell me what was wrong, but at least it alerted
>> me to the burning error.
>> Okay, I've tried to burn this on three different machines, using three
>> different burning applications, and two different types of blank CDs.
>> Maybe I'm not cut out for this kind of work. ;-)
>> I'll download the 32-bit alternate CD, do a command-line install, and
>> then apt-get the lubuntu-desktop package.  That should give me the
>> same thing I'm trying to do here, right?
>> Thanks!
>> Regards,
>> Bob
>> On Sun, Jul 4, 2010 at 7:32 PM, Phillip Whiteside <phillw@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>> > dd if=/dev/cdrom bs=2048 count=266741 | md5sum
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