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You should NOT put the ISO file on the USB.
You need to use the ISO file as input to do a byte-by-byte write to the USB drive, for example using dd (on Linux or MacOS) or Rufus (on Windows).
The ISO is not a file which you should put on the USB drive. The ISO file is the USB drive. ... so to speak.
I just tested the exam ISO and it fails to reach graphical.target ; I use this same machine for rawhide/mainline kernel development and testing and assume it's likely something to do with amdgpu in the remote cert environment being too old. Where do I raise a ticket - this forum seems to be the only link readily findable. It should be up front in the exam prep/environment check distribution mail.
Red Hat has to cope with a few security concerns and challenges to protect its intellectual property and exam consistency. Creating a system bootable on the entire ever-expanding group of hardware is a difficult task, especially meeting the above-mentioned security and other criteria.
Where do I raise a ticket -The customer feedback form or link to raise service ticket is readily available from your exam confirmation email .
To open a support ticket please follow the link below:
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Getting issues on rhrextboot.iso RHRE v20220719.F46ea0c7.
I have an HP Pavilion - AMD - Nvidia
For some reason the system is not booting. Goes until 100% and stop.
Many people are reporting issues with the RHREXBOOT.ISO.
Some are reporting success in trying an older version of the ISO, like here -> https://learn.redhat.com/t5/General/Cannot-Boot-Remote-Exam-Live-ISO-USB-for-Remote-Exam-Boot/td-p/1...
Others simply run into the problem that their chosen hardware is not compatible with the OS and software on the ISO. You will then need to try another computer.
My ex200 exam is scheduled next week, so I set up my computer. I used "FedoraMediaWriter-win32-latest" write "rhrexboot.iso" to my usb, but it doesn't work. but if I write "rhrexboot-2020-08.iso" to my usb, it works. so could I still use "rhrexboot-2020-08.iso" for the exam?
The old ISO "rhrexboot-2020-08.iso" will be discontinued soon, however, you could use it since your exam is scheduled for next week as we haven't heard any update so far.
NOTE : In this version of ISO , the USB stick must remain connected to the system
Since 90% of the people complaining about the new ISO, do we have any update from the Exam team to fix the issue with new ISO which can work on those machines with security locks as well?
personally, the new ISO never worked (tried 4 different PCs) for me and always used the old 2020 ISO for the last 7 exams.