[scyld-users] Install problems

Donald Becker becker at scyld.com
Fri Jan 17 15:33:02 PST 2003

On Fri, 17 Jan 2003, James Eggleston wrote:

>  Im currently in the process of setting up a Beowulf Cluster using the
> Scyld distro,

What version are you using?

> I had a copy off a friend which i tried to install on
> both my P4 laptop and on a set of Toshiba P4 workstations, both times
> this failed for as far as i can tell no reason, it gets to the point
> when it reads the package information and begin installing then it
> just stops and does nothing.

That usually indicates
   a media problem, or
   an IDE controller problem

You can switch to the text consoles with Ctrl-Alt-F1 and Ctrl-Alt-F2/F3/F4
to see an error report.

Donald Becker				becker at scyld.com
Scyld Computing Corporation		http://www.scyld.com
410 Severn Ave. Suite 210		Scyld Beowulf cluster system
Annapolis MD 21403			410-990-9993

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