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Bug 1514990 - Error: failure reading sector 0x81868 from “hd0”
Summary: Error: failure reading sector 0x81868 from “hd0”
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: LiveCD
Version: 27
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matthias Clasen
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 2017-11-19 22:09 UTC by Luis Moreira
Modified: 2018-11-30 22:54 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-11-30 22:54:17 UTC

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2017-11-19 22:09 UTC, Luis Moreira
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Description Luis Moreira 2017-11-19 22:09:38 UTC
Created attachment 1355395 [details]
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Description of problem:

After installing the fedora 27 on an Acer Aspire 4316-202G16Mi, the system does not boot. Just display the message flowing on the screen:

error: failure reading sector 0x81868 from 'hd0'

And in the installation bigining, before the start of Anaconda, another error message occurred (see attachment).

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Comment 1 Luis Moreira 2017-11-20 01:51:37 UTC
I gave up the Fedora version 27.

I was able to install a version of Fedora 26 LXDE Desktop Live - 64 bits.

I knew the problem was not on the disk but on ISO. Could not install any Fedora 27 ISO.


Comment 2 Ben Cotton 2018-11-27 14:21:12 UTC
This message is a reminder that Fedora 27 is nearing its end of life.
On 2018-Nov-30  Fedora will stop maintaining and issuing updates for
Fedora 27. It is Fedora's policy to close all bug reports from releases
that are no longer maintained. At that time this bug will be closed as
EOL if it remains open with a Fedora  'version' of '27'.

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Comment 3 Ben Cotton 2018-11-30 22:54:17 UTC
Fedora 27 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2018-11-30. Fedora 27 is
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

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