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Old 03-24-2004, 01:28 AM   #1
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Angry gzlib: stdin: invalid compressed data -crc error

I installed Fedora Core (which I have done lots of times very successfully) and had everything up and running great (PHP , MySQL, Mono, Apache,PHPSlash,etc) and after a week or so things began to get very unstable and I was booted to a shell. I did fcsk without success. I got my data off and decided to do a fresh OS install. Unfortunately, when I use the first Fedora boot cd (tested with media check) it starts to do the normal anaconda thing and then before the media check screen it says: running /sbin/loader and then gzlib: stdin: invalid compressed data -crc error and then the media check comes up. I proceed and then it kicks me out of the install saying: install exiting abnormally sending termination signals ... and then it says it is safe to reboot. I can't get past this point, so I can't actually do a fresh install. Any suggestions? Thanks
Old 03-24-2004, 07:06 AM   #2
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are you sure the cd's are not damaged or any harddisks?
Old 11-09-2004, 04:36 PM   #3
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Did you have a solution? I am having exactly the same problem -- at least the symptom is the same.
Old 02-27-2005, 08:20 PM   #4
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I had the same problem on my Athlon Palomino. By remembering an old Win2000 story, I reduced the amount of RAM I had by removing 1x128mB module and leaving 2x64. It worked. Try it and let me know if it works for you. Thanks.
Old 04-29-2008, 07:21 AM   #5
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I also have that problem when I try to install from my harddrive because I don't have a dvd drive. I'll try the ram thing. Thanks


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