Here's a screenshot of the above-described boot error: https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipMO-vL-kcyiORVEZ5P4ydjpdBJwwzzTZ00JuNm1
On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 10:04 PM, <pub08g...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Does anyone have an idea what the difference livecd-iso-to-disk make, > > compared to isohybrid? If possible, we'd like to installation iso work > > out of the box on UEFI systems, including new ones... > > No, but I have what seems like another data point. On my Lenovo > T520 under UEFI, trying to boot the 4.0rc3 installer produces > similar symptoms: whichever option I choose from the grub menu, > the screen goes blank briefly (I didn't measure, but probably > <2sec), then comes back to the grub menu. Repeat ad nauseam. > > But if I try the same thing from EFI Shell (version 1, because my > UEFI firmware's too old to support version 2), I get this: > Read failed for initrd.img: Device error > fs1:\EFI\BOOT> # i.e. it comes right back to the shell prompt > > And sure enough, when I try again from grub, I can *sometimes* > see a very brief flash of purple before the grub menu returns. I > suspect that Qubes/Xen is displaying the same message, but then > grub is clearing the screen too quickly for me to read it. > > Details: > - Hardware: Lenovo T520, model 4239-CTO (this laptop was bought > in 2012, and has been happily running Ubuntu in UEFI mode > ever since) > > - BIOS: 8AET56WW (1.36 ) 12/06/2011 > - I think the UEFI version is 2.0, but not totally sure > > - TPM *disabled* (one thing at a time, y'know?) > > - I'm not using USB, but rather a real DVD+R, burned directly > from the (signature-verified) .iso > > - I've verified the DVD media against the original .iso image > *after* seeing these symptoms, which suggests it isn't an > actual media error > > So, two things: > - If this is helpful (and it's a solvable problem), awesome! > > - I'd suggest adding a "Hit <ENTER> to continue" (perhaps with > timeout) after a failed boot attempt, to keep any error > message on screen for a while > > > I wonder if Fedora netinst iso (_not_ Live iso) boot on such new > > hardware, after directly dd-ing it to USB stick. Can you check that? > > I already have :-) Fedora 27 netinst (again, signature-verified > and burned to optical media) boots successfully. I aborted the > installer at its first (language) prompt. I was't sure which > Fedora version 4.0rc3 contains, so picked the newest; if you'd > like me to test an older one, please let me know -- or if you > need more information (including a reboot to verify the UEFI > version). > > - Eric > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to a topic in the > Google Groups "qubes-users" group. > To unsubscribe from this topic, visit https://groups.google.com/d/ > topic/qubes-users/TEmVIozLJh0/unsubscribe. > To unsubscribe from this group and all its topics, send an email to > qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. > To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/ > msgid/qubes-users/c0576e3b-9a58-458f-92fb-3dda8540033f%40googlegroups.com. > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout. > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/CABRujHQiUkBQ0pGWJh9GGk5PTNNiYYPGFsT3rQ4-adzN2efUFQ%40mail.gmail.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.