Re: Installation by CD problem

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia (
Date: 10/30/05

Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2005 20:54:14 -0400

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>I tried to install Debian Linux from a CD I received from Linux
> this week. I set up my Pc to boot off of the Binary cd 1 of
> 7 and got to the screen were it said "Load installer components from CD
> there was a problem reading data from the CDrom. try again and check
> the integrity of the CD." When I checked the integrity of the CD it
> said. "The CD-rom you have inserted is not a valid Debian cd-Rom.
> please change the Disk." When I do this the Drive light never comes on
> and the message come up within a second. Is this a Cd problem or a
> equipment problem.
> Thanks for any help you can provide.

Maybe you need a new CD? The ones in magazines are guaranteed cheap: you can
download the Debian CD's on a Windows box and burn them with any of the very
good CD burner programs available free at