install disk of Fedora Core Test2

n_powell nathan at
Mon Apr 5 01:48:53 UTC 2004

On Sun, 04 Apr 2004 17:46:47 -0400
thus spake Jim Philips <jimmyc at>:

> invalid compressed format (err=1)
> VFS: Cannot open device "<NULL>" unknown block (8,3)
> Please append a correct "root=" boot option
> Kernel panic: VFS: Unable  to mount root fs on unknown block (8,3)

Sounds like a corrupted image did you check the md5sum?

use perl;


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