Torsdag 01 september 2005 08:38 skrev Johan Nielsen:
Onsdag 31 august 2005 16:04 skrev Mike Roy:
Just to bring you up to speed, I'm running SuSE 9.3
professional in 64-bit mode on an AMD 64 laptop. Recently I was
experiencing problems with YaST (Yet another System Tool) as I couldn't
install additional software packages. YaST couldn't 'see' the DVD and
ERROR (InstSrc: E_no_instsrc_on_media)
[ /media.1/media ]
Yes ... just going through your experiences here with a 64 bit PC.
My only remark to this is:
SuSE .... that's a bummer .... to be fixed in a hurry
Hmm partly solved.
Removed the CD drive so the DVD drive was alone
removed all entries in the YAST-sources
Ran the "repair thing" (inside install) do be sure things was in place
needed a repair
Added DVD as install source (only at this time)
Everything is YOU'ed
> This file ( /media.1/media ) contains text identifying the
> make and model of the software (SuSE 9.3, DVD 1). Somehow this file was
> corrupted on the laptop and this was preventing YaST from 'seeing' the
> DVD. However, after a clean install, everything worked. So, I assumed
> that the problem was with the YaST update packages and, on the next
> update, I avoided all of the YaST patches only to have the problem
> re-surface on the next reboot.
> After reading my posts, another user suggested I attempt
> another upgrade but not to upgrade the Linux kernel. This seems to have
> solved the problem. I did a fresh install - everything worked. I even
> used YaST's 'Check Media' program on the DVD - it got a clean bill
> health. I then did an upgrade but I DID NOT upgrade the LINUX KERNEL.
> Well, after the upgrade and a re-boot - everything is working
> correctly. And YaST's Media Check gave the DVD another clean bill of
> So, there must be some sort of incompatibility problem
> between my machine and the kernel upgrade. Hope this helps. In
> closing, I would like to thank all of you who helped to solve this
> problem. It was a dilly.