Burning 8.04-2 Iso Problems.

Scott Evans scott at vk7hse.hobby-site.org
Mon Apr 20 03:17:09 BST 2009

The  only thing that springs to mind is that the CD-ROM on the PC your
attempting to install from maybe on its way out! 

or try downloading the ISO from a different source...

Other than that you have pretty much covered what I would have tried.

On Mon, 2009-04-20 at 10:04 +0800, chris dinneen wrote:

> Hi all,
> I am trying to install 8.04-2 on my server at home and I have run into
> some problems in burning/reading the disk. 
> I downloaded the iso from the UWA mirror and checked the Md5 sum which
> was correct. I then burnt it to a cd at a slow speed (4x).
> Upon inserting the disk into my machine and preforming the install,
> the install crashes and reports a corrupt file. After doing a check
> for defects it appears that there is one package that is corrupted.
> I have since done the following:
> I have burnt the Iso on 3 separate machines (one windows, one mac and
> one linux),
> Tried the same iso from a different mirror (iinet) (note both had the
> same md5sum on the mirrors and my machine/s)
> Used 2 different CD burners in the same machine,
> Used 2 different cd readers in the machine that the software is to be
> install onto,
> Use 3 different Brands/types of cd, and, 
> Burned at speed ranging from 1x up to 8x.
> Everytime the MD5sum on the iso is correct, and every time the same
> file is corrupt.
> The exact filename escapes me but it is something like
> foomatic.2.1.5.deb. (I will check this when I get home)
> I am no newbie when it comes to ubuntu/debian but this has me beat,
> does anyone have any idea what is wrong?
> Thanks,
> Chris.

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