I’ve been trying, unsuccessfully, to get Fedora-Server-30-1.2.aarch64.raw.xz booted on my Raspberry Pi 3B+ for 2 days now.
I have downloaded the file several times, confirmed the sha256 checksum, and use “sudo arm-image-installer --image=Fedora-Server-30-1.2.aarch64.raw.xz --target=rpi3 --media=/dev/sde --resizefs” to install it to my SD card.
When I go to boot it in my pi I get to a point where it prints out and repeats…
dracut-initqueue: Warning: dracut-initqueue timeout - starting timeout scripts
At this point it hangs and nothing is returned and it doesn’t boot. I have tried to boot with and without a mouse and keyboard attached, I have even removed the camera attached to the CSI interface. Nothing appears to work. If I let it go, and I mean for hours, it prints that it is going to drop me to emergency mode, but never does. (left it over night and it was still at the same point in the morning)
I have then tried to interrupt boot at the grub stage and add systemd.unit=rescue.target to the end of the kernel line to no avail. (by the way that is harder than one would expect because there is no cursor for some reason so you have to move a bit type a letter, delete it, then continue moving toward the end of the line since the end key doesn’t work)
I would really like to get Aarch64 installed and running on this Pi 3B+ since it is one of the rare 64bit distros for the pi with everything functioning correctly (at least according to the wiki page). I have had ArchArm installed on this but wasn’t happy with several missing and non-functional items.
Does anyone have a suggestion on how I can get past this point and get this booted? Or references I can use? I did a cursory search on this forum and couldn’t find anything similar but that doesn’t mean I didn’t miss anything. Any help would be greatly appreciated.