F17: fatal errors on install

Gerry Reno greno at verizon.net
Mon Jun 4 23:37:07 UTC 2012


On 06/04/2012 06:23 PM, Gerry Reno wrote:
> On 06/04/2012 03:19 PM, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
>> 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: 
>>
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=827644
>>
>> kevin
>>
>>
> Burned another DVD and booting it got some other errors (rpcbind?) but it runs the installer at least.
>
> I'm doing custom partitioning and I selected to encrypt the LVM physical volume (LUKS) but now it is also asking about
> encrypting the filesystem for logical volume.
>
> Do I need both of these?
>
And another problem.  You cannot edit the Volume Group name field.  I need several Volume Groups but now I have no way
to do this since there's no way to make them unique.  :-(

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