Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1298360
Unable to boot Fedora install on Thinkpad T540p while docked
Last modified: 2016-12-20 12:52:05 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
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
Fedora Live would be booted.
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