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Hi, I am trying to install Linux-Mandriva on another PC. I can not seem to get past the screen that asks for the CD- Off course I put in the ...
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    Liinux CD Problems


    Hi, I am trying to install Linux-Mandriva on another PC.
    I can not seem to get past the screen that asks for the CD-
    Off course I put in the First CD to start with.
    I checked the logs, and notice this.

    mounting /dev/hdc on sysroot/temp/image as type iso 9660
    mount failed
    unsetting automatic
    exiting bootsplash

    Could this be the Disc's or my CDRom drive is down?

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    It's hard to diagnose, but if you burned the CDs yourself it might be that some of the files are incomplete, or the disk surface is dirty/damaged. Maybe the CD drive is old and you have a dirty lens in there?

    If you did happen to burn the ISOs yourself it might be worth trying again at a slower speed. It's an indefinite problem with an indefinite solution at the moment.
    I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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