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Re: files always corrupt

On Sun, 14 Nov 2004, Dan McCullough wrote:
> I'm rebuilding a server that is in my home office, yes I built it myself.
> I'm at my wits end.  When I download, load from a cd the files are always
> corrupt.  If I take the har drives out and install in another machine I
> can install without any issue.  I've done CD install from CD-RWs, CD media

Check the hardware.  First, make a Memtest86+ boot floppy, and test the
memory. Then replace the drive cabling, and make sure it is sitting *alone*
on that cable.  Failing that, try with another drive, or a net-install from

> purchased online, Network installs, all of them fail due to files being
> corrupt.  BTW I'm attempting the Debian network install, and I get through

This is typical of bad memory or cabling.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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