Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1459970
Released ISO's fail to boot under VMware
Last modified: 2018-05-03 04:16:51 EDT
Created attachment 1286195 [details]
Console screen capture
Description of problem:
Released ISO's fail to boot under VMware
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create VMware virtual machine
2. Boot the VM from the downloaded Fedora 26 ISO
Can you boot with printk.devkmsg=on, so that we get more information?
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Most recent test is with Fedora-Server-dvd-x86_64-26-20170605.n.0.iso and printk.devkmsg=on
Hm, those screenshots are after the boot has already failed, so they don't show the reason for the crash.
Unfortunately I can't get virtualbox to work (the kernel module does not compile with my kernel version, and I can't change it now). I'll try later on my laptop at home. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Test_Results:Fedora_26_Beta_1.4_Installation?rd=Test_Results:Current_Installation_Test does not show any test results in virtualbox, so it's possible that it's broken.
VirtualBox works fine - I've been using Alpha and daily spins on it since late April.
This bug is specific to VMware...
Created attachment 1286213 [details]
Looks like a crash somewhere.
I'll see if I can get a better capture of it.
Maybe you can just post the video if you have it?
Created attachment 1286246 [details]
Machine settings in VMware
I've narrowed it down to some VMware settings...
1 processor, 4 cores, 4 total cores : Works fine. Installer starts normally.
1 processor, 1 cores, 1 total cores : Fails badly, as described above.
So, I'm inclined to Close, unless someone wants more done with it.
What kernel version is this running? F26 hasn't gotten an update thanks to the beta freeze so it's possible one of the stable updates might have fixed something. It would still be nice to see the full crash as well.
4.11.0-2 ...from the nightly development builds.
I'll gather more info next time I get a chance.
It was too big to attach. I don't YouTube much, so if there's a way to download, I couldn't find it - I'm open to other video exchange methods if need be.
The VM in video is set to 1 processor, 2 cores per processor, 2 total processor cores. It's the Beta release of Fedora 26.
youtube-dl https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EwkwXolxaU should work.
I don't see the oops from comment #c8 in the video. In the video just "rebuild hwdb" and "multipath daemon" crash. Are you sure it's the same problem?
Anyway, there was a fix for udevd that went in to systemd-233-4.fc26 (built after F26 beta was released). It is possible that it'd help. So you might want to use a nightly image or wait for F26 final images to appear.
We apologize for the inconvenience. There is a large number of bugs to go through and several of them have gone stale. The kernel moves very fast so bugs may get fixed as part of a kernel update. Due to this, we are doing a mass bug update across all of the Fedora 26 kernel bugs.
Fedora 26 has now been rebased to 4.15.4-200.fc26. Please test this kernel update (or newer) and let us know if you issue has been resolved or if it is still present with the newer kernel.
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