Bug 1298360 - Unable to boot Fedora install on Thinkpad T540p while docked
Unable to boot Fedora install on Thinkpad T540p while docked
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: syslinux (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2016-01-13 17:05 EST by Aaron Conole
Modified: 2016-12-20 12:52 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 12:52:05 EST
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Description Aaron Conole 2016-01-13 17:05:36 EST
Description of problem:
Downloaded the Fedora 23 ISO, and burned to a USB stick via 'dd'. After the initial syslinux boot, an 'uncompression' error was emitted by the USB stick, and the system required a power-cycle to respond (CTRL+ALT+DEL didn't work to restart). Attempting to test the media resulted in the system soft-restarting.

After undocking the system, the USB booted fine and install worked as expected.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Not sure - it was the fedora 23 installer

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Download Fedora 23 ISO
2. use dd to stamp it to a USB device
3. Shutdown the laptop
4. dock the laptop
5. Boot the USB
6. Attempt to start the Fedora Live installer

Actual results:
Uncompression error

Expected results:
Fedora Live would be booted.
Comment 1 Fedora End Of Life 2016-11-24 09:55:01 EST
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Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2016-12-20 12:52:05 EST
Fedora 23 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2016-12-20. Fedora 23 is
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