[Mageia-dev] Mageia 2 DVD 64bits install is broken

Marc Paré marc at marcpare.com
Sat May 26 02:20:35 CEST 2012

Le 2012-05-25 20:07, Simple . a écrit :
> 2012/5/25 Maurice Batey<maurice at bcs.org.uk>:
>> On Thu, 24 May 2012 19:01:38 +0100, Simple . wrote:
>>> i said that md5 was checked, so the downloaded .iso is ok,
>>    But did you do a 'check after write", to confirm that the .iso had been
>> correctly writeen to DVD?
> I hae not build the .iso into a DVD, but burned it into a USB pen
> disk, and with a more thorough inspection i was able to see that in
> the severall tries the same files were saved in the USB with
> INCOMPLETE names, and that happened in files that had very long names,
> like:
> telepathy-kde-common-internals-translations-0.3.0-1.mga2.noarch.rpm
> vboxadditions-kernel-3.3.6-desktop-2.mga2-4.1.12-5.mga2.x86_64.rpm
> vboxadditions-kernel-3.3.6-netbook-2.mga2-4.1.12-5.mga2.x86_64.rpm
> and the 19 failed transactions came from failed dependencies due to
> not recognized the packages with incomplete names.
> i used rufus in windows to burn the .iso into the usb, now i dont know
> if this is specifically caused by rufus or if this is caused by other
> thing, and here would be better that others could test and reproduce
> this.
> Regarding  "No ACPI" i can not confirm what Marc Paré said, and again,
> the install runned fine, so here was not the case that "No ACPI" could
> make any difference, only if the boot didnt run is that i could try
> "No ACPI" to see if woud solve it.
> And when using"No ACPI" the boot freezed.
> So when in the USB pen disk i renamed the packages to its original
> filenames, the install went fine and finally made to conclude with
> sucess Mageia 2 install.

Congratulations on getting it to install. Feel free to let us know how 
you like the version -- but maybe this would be better done on the users 
mailing list.



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