[CentOS-devel] Booting CentOS 8 in a VM - can't find the disk

Richard W.M. Jones

rjones at redhat.com
Wed Oct 2 10:37:25 UTC 2019

On Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 07:18:25AM +0900, Tristan Cacqueray wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 25, 2019 at 22:35 Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 25, 2019 at 06:40:43PM +0200, Fabian Arrotin wrote:
> >> Can you share some of the machine specs ? so VM details like memory etc
> >> ? (in our initial tests, we found that it wasn't able to explode the
> >> initramfs and install.img for stage2 on VM with low memory specs)
> >
> > In the original email:
> > https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-devel/2019-September/017813.html
> >
> > but I've given the guest 2GB of RAM.  Do you think that's not enough?
> > I'll try more (but tomorrow, it's really late here).
> >
> FWIW I wasn't able to complete a regular install using the dvd with 2GB
> of ram, the interface froze before completion. Bumping to 4GB fixed the
> issue.

I got around to trying with 4GB today but it did not fix the original
problem, but also I've still not had time to look into this properly
to see if I can work out what's going wrong.


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