Unable to install RHEL8-beta on IBM z Series LPAR due to network i/f naming change

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Issue

Installation of RHEL8-beta on a dedicated IBM z Series LPAR does not successfully complete and ends in an emergency mode preceded my repeated messages like:

localhost dracut-initqueue[950]: Warning: dracut-initqueue timeout - starting timeout scripts

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 - beta
  • IBM z Series (s390x) dedicated LPAR

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