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Bug 243941 - Fedora 7 DVD will not load Fedora 7 - Compression problem
Fedora 7 DVD will not load Fedora 7 - Compression problem
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2007-06-12 17:05 EDT by Patrick C McKelvey PE
Modified: 2008-01-09 09:13 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-01-09 09:13:21 EST
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Description Patrick C McKelvey PE 2007-06-12 17:05:48 EDT
Description of problem:
Kernel invalid compressed format (err=2)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
install DVD

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install DVD for Fedora 7
2. Reboot
Actual results:
Loading vmlinux ......
Loading initrd.img .......
Decompressing Linux ...
Invalid Compressed format (err=2)
-- system halted

Expected results:
load fedora 7

Additional info:
Gateway DuoCore Intel 1.86 GHz clock with 2GB ram and Intel Raid5 Bios with 3-
320 GB disks.
Comment 1 Christopher Brown 2007-09-16 17:40:30 EDT

I'm reviewing this bug as part of the kernel bug triage project, an attempt to
isolate current bugs in the fedora kernel.


I am CC'ing myself to this bug and will try and assist you in resolving it if I can.

There hasn't been much activity on this bug for a while. Could you tell me if
you are still having problems with the latest test release, available from:


If the problem no longer exists then please close this bug or I'll do so in a
few days if there is no additional information lodged.

Comment 2 Christopher Brown 2008-01-09 09:13:21 EST
As indicated previously there has been no update on the progress of this bug
therefore I am closing it as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Please re-open if the issue
still occurs for you and I will try to assist in its resolution. Thank you for
taking the time to report the initial bug.

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