Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 857044
USB stick of F18 does not boot (wrong path in grub)
Last modified: 2016-09-19 22:43:44 EDT
Description of problem:
Created USB stick with F18 Alpha RC3, it shows grub menu, but does not boot, because the path is isolinux/... instead of syslinux/...
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create USB stick with F18
3. Select firts option in Grub
Does not boot
I have the same error, there is a workaround though, edit the grub entry and replace isolinux by syslinux, but I suppose you must have found that already.
When I do this, I have another problem. dracut-initqueue fails because the filesystem label is different than the one specified in GRUB. The actual label is "LIVE" but in GRUB it appears as "Fedora-18-x86_64-Live-Desktop.is". It seems there is something wrong here as well.
in journalctl, the exact error message is:
dracut-initqueue: Warning: /dev/disk/by-label/Fedora-18-x86_64-Live-Desktop.is does not exist
In GRUB, the linux parameter is root=LIVE:LABEL:Fedora-18-x86_64-Live-Desktop.is
It should be replaced by root=LABEL=LIVE
Fixed in https://github.com/lmacken/liveusb-creator/commit/30a87a0694e5c1bad792b7115d8216a2f953384c and https://github.com/lmacken/liveusb-creator/commit/10f4fb3b82e081b835e268713f76c55026bb131f
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