DVD installation hangs after printing "Started Service enabling compressing RAM with zRam"

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Issue

  • When installing a system using the DVD mounted through virtual DVD-ROM, the installation hangs after printing the following message

    [    OK    ] Started Service enabling compressing RAM with zRam
    [    OK    ] Started pre-anaconda logging services.
    
  • Switching to Virtual Terminal 4 shows messages related to org.freedesktop.systemd1 such as the ones below

    NOTICE dbus:[system] Failed to activate service 'org.freedesktop.systemd1': timed out
    ERR systemd-logind: Failed to enable subscription: Failed to activate service 'org.freedesktop.systemd1': timed out
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 and later
    • anaconda

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