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Slackware 12.1 install dvd won't boot


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alright so I'm trying to install Slackware 12.1 from the dvd

From the "boot:" prompt I've tried the "huge.s" kernel(for older PCs) and the default "hugesmp.s" kernel but neither will get past "Loading initrd.img..." about 1/2 min later it says "isolinux: Disk error AB, AX = 427F, drive 9F"

I've tried to reboot many time using both kernel options and I get the same exact error. I could find nothing on google or the documentation that comes with Slackware so I was wondering what you guys think I should do

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The only time I have had Ubuntu (slight difference) not boot in the way you describe was that the disk had an error on it that caused certain computers with particular CD drive to freeze but others not to. It's possible that both kernel options are booting the same kernel but with different options passed to it, as such a single burn error on the disk could cause this problem.

I'd recommend you burn it again at the slowest speed after double checking the MD5 sum of the image.

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The only time I have had Ubuntu (slight difference) not boot in the way you describe was that the disk had an error on it that caused certain computers with particular CD drive to freeze but others not to. It's possible that both kernel options are booting the same kernel but with different options passed to it, as such a single burn error on the disk could cause this problem.

I'd recommend you burn it again at the slowest speed after double checking the MD5 sum of the image.

checked md5 sum before I burnt it. I think I'll try a different dvd drive

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