Installing a system over PXE fails with "Warning: dracut-initqueue timeout" when VLAN tagging is configured for the boot interface

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • When installing a system over PXE and VLAN tagging is configured for the boot interface, the following message is seen in loop on the console

    [ ... ] dracut-initqueue[XXX]: Warning: dracut-initqueue timeout - starting timeout scripts
    [ ... ] dracut-initqueue[XXX]: Warning: dracut-initqueue timeout - starting timeout scripts
    ...
    [ ... ] dracut-initqueue[XXX]: Warning: Could not boot.
    [ ... ] dracut-initqueue[XXX]: Warning: /dev/root does not exist
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and later
    • pxe
    • VLAN tagging

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