Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 859017
Unable to boot Fedora 17, Fedora 16 (updates) and Fedora 18
Last modified: 2012-09-24 15:24:29 EDT
Description of problem:
I'm not able to boot to the anaconda for these OS:
* Fedora 16 (when installing using fedora-updates repo)
Machine will stuck right after reboot, just blank screen with '_' character
in VNC session. The CPU usage of KVM on hypervisor is 100%.
* Fedora 17 (netinstall)
Machine is stuck in booting (see attached screenshot)
* Fedora 18 (netinstall)
Same story as Fedora 17
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEV-M 3.1 (si18.1)
qemu-kvm-rhev (0.12.1.2, 2.295.el6_3.2)
qemu-kvm (0.12.1.2, 2.295.el6_3.2)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Upload ISO image for Fedora netinstall (F17, F18)
2. Create VM, 15 GB thin provisioning, 1 virtio NIC
3. Boot machine
4. Start VNC session
5. Remove quite boot option in boot splash screen
See screenshot. For all these tree issues, the CPU load of qemu process is 100%.
Fedora should boot.
Created attachment 614854 [details]
Screenshot from VNC session
can you boot them from virt-manager/plain qemu-kvm?
(In reply to comment #1)
> Created attachment 614854 [details]
> Screenshot from VNC session
You are trying netinstall, could it be that the NetInstall has a reduced drivers set that do not support virtio net?
Did you try with alternative network cards?
Yes, I tried all network cards and also I tried the standard Live installation CD. All with no success :-(
I've just tested on my setup with Fedora 16 live CD, it's the same.
Moving this bug to qemu.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 839156 ***