Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1023624
RHEV 3.2 virtual machines crash when booting either 32 or 64 bit Fedora 19 ISOs
Last modified: 2015-02-17 12:49:06 EST
Description of problem:
I can boot my SPICE console virtual machine from any number of ISO files in my RHEV ISO domain, just not either the 32 or 64 bit F19 installation ISOs. I was finally able to capture a screenshot of the console - when I boot any VM from either my 32 bit or 64 bit F19 ISO, the VM blows up with this error on the console:
[5.306867 ioremap error for 0x3ffff000-0x40000000, requested 0x10, got 0x0
and then powers itself off. The error happens whether I select the option to test the media or just do the install. I know the ISO files are good because I've burned real DVDs from them and installed to physical hardware from the DVDs. But just in case, I downloaded another copy and have the same symptoms.
So the problem is not bad ISO images. Something is unique to the F19 installation ISO images that do not get along well with SPICE console RHEV VMs.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Both 32 and 64 bit Fedora 19 installation ISOs. F18 and earlier work fine.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot from the ISO image.
2. Select either option to install Fedora or test the media and install Fedora.
3. The console screen goes white for a few seconds.
4. Then it flashes the ioremap error above and the VM either powers off or reboots.
The VM dies and powers itself off trying to bootstrap from any F19 installation ISO image.
The VM should finish booting and start the installar.
When I select the Troubleshooting option at the bottom of the boot menu and then Install Fedora 19 in basic graphics mode in the Troubleshooting menu, the screen goes white for a few seconds and the ioremap error flashes as above - but then it boots and the installer starts up and runs properly.
So go figure. This looks like a Fedora 19 initial video driver issue that does not get along well with the SPICE console.
febootstrap is not the correct component. I'm guessing this
should be filed against RHEV (ie. ovirt).
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