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hmotwell
August 22nd, 2008, 07:01 PM
trying to install 8.04.1 from live cd.
i get following error while its copying files:
[Errno 5] Input/output error
output from cat /proc/partitions:
8 0 19531250 sda
8 1 18675531 sda1
8 5 851413 sda5
7 0 685352 loop0
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$

Partyboi2
August 23rd, 2008, 01:42 AM
If you downloaded the ubuntu live cd iso did you check that the md5sum (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToMD5SUM) matched? Another thing to do is to check the cd for defects (option 5 I think) If they all pass then you could try installing with the alternate cd (http://releases.ubuntu.com/8.04.1/)which has worked for some who have had this problem.