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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 to
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 read-only.
Also, random failures (not reproducible) are almost always hardware related.
I've done probably 80+ installs with various versions of the installer using the
same LiveCD on a few different boxes, and I have never had the problems you are
Andrew Gaffney http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/
Gentoo Linux Developer Installer Project
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