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Well then, its a hardware failure allright, i will now proceed to
cross my fingers and hope the promblem dissapeared magicaly, if it
fails again ill go shopping i guess.
Thanks for your help!
On 1/20/06, Andrew Gaffney <email@example.com> wrote:
> Rafael Barrera Oro wrote:
> > First of all thanks for the feedback everyone.
> > I guess you are all right to suspect a hardware problem but i am using
> > extensively tested equipment (or at least i been told so). Anyway,
> > yesterday i succeded, the only change i made was choosing the liveCD
> > kernel instead of the gentoo sources, and so far, everything is
> > working, does it makes sense to you?
> That would take a little bit of stress off the disks since it doesn't have
> compile a kernel, but I'm still going to blame your hardware. The installer
> doesn't do anything that would make your filesystems suddenly turn
> Also, random failures (not reproducible) are almost always hardware related.
> I've done probably 80+ installs with various versions of the installer using
> same LiveCD on a few different boxes, and I have never had the problems you
> Andrew Gaffney http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/
> Gentoo Linux Developer Installer Project
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