CD-ROM reading error in Ubuntu 8.04 LTS installation on ServerWorks board

NoOp glgxg at
Wed Jun 4 22:34:06 UTC 2008

On 06/04/2008 11:54 AM, Derek Broughton wrote:
> James Tappin wrote:

>> While it's time-consuming, it's well worthwhile running the media
>> self-check option before installing.
> Absolutely - but when I was writing the image to my CDs, they always failed
> the media self-check! (in fact, _sometimes_ a CD that fails the check can
> still be used, if it only has errors in package files that aren't needed
> for your configuration, but risking it can cause you to go through a lot of
> work for nothing)

I agree with Rashkae - get a new drive. However, before you do; check to
see if the cables are good and that you do not have your drive jumpers
set to Cable Select/CS. Instead only use jumpers set to master and/or
slave. CS quite often will cause all sorts of errors.

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