Description of problem:
When installing Fedora 28 netinst via HTTP boot, the installer boots into the kernel, but does not detect the .iso image block device (/dev/pmem0) that the non-volatile memory subsystem creates for the firmware provided ramdisk holding the .iso image (which is exposed to the OS via the NFIT ACPI table)
Booting the exact same image via USB works fine, and in this case, the .iso image is exposed as /dev/sda
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use a HTTP boot capable system to boot the above image
2. Wait for the kernel to boot
3. Observe that the boot stalls at '[ OK ] Reached target Basic System'
The boot stalls.
The boot proceeds in the same way as it does when booting the same image from USB
/proc/partitions and blkid both list /dev/pmem0 with the expected FS type, label name etc.
Adding Peter Jones to CC as our bootloader guru.
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