Bug 1889907 - Can not boot to install when burned to DVD
Summary: Can not boot to install when burned to DVD
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 33
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2020-10-20 21:22 UTC by David Ober
Modified: 2020-10-23 12:16 UTC (History)
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Description David Ober 2020-10-20 21:22:36 UTC
Description of problem: When attempting to boot the FC33 install image from a DVD ROM it fails to boot on both a P15 and T14 Lenovo laptop

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. add USB CD to device
2. burn ISO to DVD +r disc
3. attempt to boot 

Actual results: just returns to boot selection menu

Expected results: should boot to live image

Additional info:

Comment 1 Brian Lane 2020-10-21 15:52:06 UTC
A few questions :)

* Do you mean the system's boot selection menu, or grub?
* Is this a UEFI system and is secure boot on or off? If UEFI with SB on, try booting with it off.
* Can you write the image to a USB Flash drive and boot it that way?

Comment 2 David Ober 2020-10-22 00:17:27 UTC
I tried with secure boot on and off, this is a UEFI system, it does not see the DVD as bootable when I select the CD drive it goes off the boot menu and tries then returns back to the menu.   I know the drive works as I can boot the Ubuntu 20.04 DVD correctly.  If I burn the ISO to a USB key with fedora media writer it works fine.

Comment 3 Brian Lane 2020-10-22 16:17:46 UTC
Thanks for the quick response,

* Do any previous Fedora versions work?
* What does the kernel cmdline on the Ubuntu iso look like?
* Is there anything at all printed when it tries? Sometimes this can go by too fast to read. I've had success using a phone to record a video of it and slow-step through the frames to see if anything helpful is printed.

Comment 4 David Ober 2020-10-23 12:16:06 UTC
I have not tried other versions of Fedora
Ubuntu cmdline "/casper/vmlinux file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed maybe-ubiquity quiet splash ---"
It does not get that far it appears to not be recognized as a bootable image so blank screen for several seconds then straight back the the F12 boot menu

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