[sf-lug] i586 ThinkPad CD-ROM problems

Kristian Erik Hermansen kristian.hermansen at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 15:17:43 PST 2007

On 12 Nov 2007 17:35:28 -0500, Blake Haggerty
<Blake.Haggerty at sapphire.com> wrote:
> I was running into this same problem with a puppy Linux Install on a friends
> older Sony Vaio Laptop. The CD Rom would constantly fail on
> install/sometimes wouldn't work at all. I tried booting puppy Linux off of
> the USB stick  and when Puppy was up and running I could read off the CD no
> problem to an extent; until I had it doing something rather labor intensive
> and then it too would fail again.

Do you think it might be due to the fact that the compressed
file-system on the CD?  I would bet on that scenario.  More important
data that has potential for corruption could cause this issue...
Kristian Erik Hermansen

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