Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 447171
F9 doesn't boot off a DVD
Last modified: 2009-07-14 11:47:04 EDT
I simply can not do a fresh install of fedora 9. I tried on 5 different
machines, with completely different configurations (from ide drives to sata,
from onboard video to nvidia 9800, from 256mb of ram to 4gb).
What happens is that when I boot from cd, it gives me the unknown keyboard in
config, and then fedora 9 could not find kernel image: linux
So I tried booting manually using vmlinuz initrd=initrd.img which got me to the
next error: fedora 9 kernel panic vfs unable to mount root fs on unknown.
And for the past three days, I simply can not bypass this error message (tried
with root=LABEL=/ option as well as ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 - same
was done so different to f9 that f8 didn't have?
I mean on the same 5 machines, I'm able to boot off dvd of fedora release 8.
Weird, eh? I tried downloading another image, same thing, tried burning it at
6x, nada. Please let me know if it's a common bug with a f9 x64 dvd? or i'm
doing something wrong?
f8 was so easy and flawless to install...
Created attachment 305851 [details]
kernel panic screenshot
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