F17: fatal errors on install

Kevin Fenzi kevin at scrye.com
Mon Jun 4 19:19:12 UTC 2012

On Mon, 04 Jun 2012 15:06:46 -0400
Gerry Reno <greno at verizon.net> wrote:

> Today tried installing F17 x86_64 from DVD and get these errors:
>     ERROR: could not insert 'floppy': No such device
>     Loading Fedora 17 x86_64 installer...
>     dracut Warning: Unable to process initqueue
>     dracut Warning: /dev/disk/by-label/Fedorax2017x20x86_64 does not
> exist dracut Warning: /dev/mapper/live-rw does not exist
>     Dropping to debug shell.
>     dracut:/#
> This laptop does not have a 'floppy' device.
> Should installing F17 not be as simple as inserting DVD into drive
> and rebooting?
> Is there a workaround to get F17 installed from DVD?

Please help debug this issue at: 


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