Problem installing Fedora on PowerEdge R300

Frank Warnke frank at
Tue May 13 09:54:44 CDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-05-12 at 14:10 -0300, Matias Gut wrote:

> I have to install Fedora in a brand new PowerEdge R300.
> I tried first with FC5, the cd-rom boots, and installation ask for 
> lenguage and keyboard layout selection,  but then it appears not to 
> recognize the DVD-ROM (which is sata based: teac DVD-ROM DV28sv), the 
> message I get if I do ALT+F3 is: "got to setup cdRom without a cd
> device".
> Note: I aslo tried with FC 8 and Ubuntu 7.10, having similar
> problem...
> Any help would be appreciated! Thanks in advance,
> Mat?as

I had a similar problem with another manufacturer's machine, I could not
install from the Live-CD.  I had to download the Fedora v8 installation
DVD and it worked fine.  Not sure this will solve your problem, but
maybe it will help.

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