old never used memorex cd media
- Date: Tue, 2 Apr 2019 14:08:15 -0400
- From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: old never used memorex cd media
I have a spindle of memorex cd-r's, and I've now downloaded and burnt 4
copy's of the buster netinstall image to a series of them.
But I can't get any of them to boot.
Does old, these are at least 5 years old, cd'r media go bad?
However the sha256sum's of both the file and the just burnt /dev/sr0
match. This is the 5th burn attempted.
4 hours later, it actually booted, so something that looks a teeny bit
like stretch is now installed on a different drive. Hard to tell with
gnome for a desktop, and the Konsole available there has been severely
emasculated of anything that looks like session tabs. I have at least 15
tabs on 4 of my 10 workspaces here on wheezy, So as yet, I feel like I'm
And amazingly to me, networking is Just Working. The last stretch
install was on a rock64 board, and it took about 2 weeks to make an
invocation of route add to actually setup a working gateway.
I've got lots of configureation to do yet but the package managers are
working, so I'll get there eventually.
Config roadblocks are, switching to tde for a desktop, can't find the
tools to do that, and getting my email corpus copied across so I have
continuity there. The rest I can probably muddle thru or ask more
detailed questions. And eventually you can quit hassling me to
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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