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Re: install/41455: CD drive stalls during install

The following reply was made to PR install/41455; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: install/41455: CD drive stalls during install
Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 03:21:46 +0000

 On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 07:10:01AM +0000, wrote:
  > I experience on one machine (a laptop, Acer Aspire 3634 WLMi, an
  > i386 machine with single-core Celeron processor) the problem that
  > installation from the CD stalls and breaks off at some point.
  > Booting the installation CD and setting up everything including
  > formatting the disk works fine. But when the sets shall be
  > extracted, the drive speeds up, the sets are read until some point,
  > and then I can hear the drive spin down again, and I get failure
  > messages for the sets - that they could not be read.
 This has to be more or less the same underlying problem as 41453.
 Do you get any messages from the kernel when the cdrom goes out to
 What kind of cdrom drive is it?
 David A. Holland

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