Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 867857
liveUSB does not boot
Last modified: 2015-02-17 09:31:12 EST
Created attachment 629352 [details]
Screenshot of the problem.
Description of problem:
When I create a testday live iso image and then a liveusb from it, it doesn't boot.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Follow http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA/Test_Days/Live_Image to create a livecd iso
2. Follow https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_create_and_use_Live_USB?rd=FedoraLiveCD/USBHowTo to write the image to an USB stick
3. Boot the liveUSB stick
After grub, the the live fedora doesn't boot. It says:
dracut: FATAL: Don't know how to handle 'root=live:UUID=B6A2-06A9'
dracut: Refusing to continue
and then I only get an emergency shell. Before that, there is also an error "tsc: Fast TSC calibration failed", but I don't think it is connected with this issue.
System boot normally
Screenshot attached. It's an x86_64 build built on a RHEL6.3 box. I see no more errors in journalctl/dmesg. I tried to create the liveUSB via unetbootin and liveusb-creator. Results are the same, only display resolution differs due to different grub.
Machine profile: http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_29d45dd7-df6b-4468-8b0c-f26537abea6b
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 19 development cycle.
Changing version to '19'.
(As we did not run this process for some time, it could affect also pre-Fedora 19 development
cycle bugs. We are very sorry. It will help us with cleanup during Fedora 19 End Of Life. Thank you.)
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(In reply to comment #1)
> This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora
> 19 development cycle.
> Changing version to '19'.
I doubt this is correct, liveUSB has only fedora 17 as of 2012-06-12 v3.11.7 https://fedorahosted.org/liveusb-creator/
And I doubt it's a problem with the liveusb-creator itself.
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