|Summary:||kernel fails to start|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Jan Wynholds <jcwynholds>|
|Component:||kernel||Assignee:||Dave Jones <davej>|
|Status:||CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE||QA Contact:||Brian Brock <bbrock>|
|Version:||3||CC:||katzj, pfrields, wtogami|
|Fixed In Version:||FC3||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2005-08-04 18:06:57 UTC||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Jan Wynholds 2004-09-27 23:33:24 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.2) Gecko/20040803 Description of problem: Motherboard: Asus SK8V Processor: Opteron 140 Memory: 512 MB ECC HD: 40 GB Maxtor PATA Tried: 1. Downloading and Reburning CD. 2. disabling SATA controller. 3. removing 2048MB memory modules and using single 512MB module. At the point that it should be saying "Uncompressing linux, ok booting the kernel", it reads an error message: Invalid compressed format (err 1) All versions that I have of FC fail to install (I have tried 1, 2, 2test2, 2test3, 3test1 and 3test2). I feel like a big idiot. Any help would be vastly appreciated. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): How reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Insert CD 2. Boot 3. Fail message Actual Results: Hung machine. Expected Results: Installer splash screen Additional info: I have seen this problem related to drives and SATA. The 40 GB Maxtor has a single unformatted partition. SATA controller is disabled in BIOS. Memory was a problem for someone else, so I tried using a single 512 ECC module, which did nothing.
Comment 1 Jan Wynholds 2004-09-29 17:12:09 UTC
This is weird. I downloaded the DVD iso, and it installed fine. I don't know what's wrong with the cd's, but the FC3-test2-x86_64-DVD.iso booted and installed with no problems.
Comment 2 Dave Jones 2005-07-15 17:56:33 UTC
An update has been released for Fedora Core 3 (kernel-2.6.12-1.1372_FC3) which may contain a fix for your problem. Please update to this new kernel, and report whether or not it fixes your problem. If you have updated to Fedora Core 4 since this bug was opened, and the problem still occurs with the latest updates for that release, please change the version field of this bug to 'fc4'. Thank you.