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|Summary:||After the F9 beta install, firstboot is not shown when booting into mode 5|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Joachim Backes <joachim.backes>|
|Component:||firstboot||Assignee:||Chris Lumens <clumens>|
|Status:||CLOSED RAWHIDE||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2008-05-09 13:08:26 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
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Description Joachim Backes 2008-04-23 04:37:09 EDT
Description of problem: When booting a fresh installed f9 beta, the I expect that firstboot runs. But when booting to init mode 5, the graphical boot is not completed, and no firstboot is shown. Only if booting in initmode 3, firstboot appears. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): How reproducible: Each time Steps to Reproduce: 1.Install F9 beta 2.boot for the first time 3. Actual results: No firstboot is shown Expected results: firstboot is shown Additional info:
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2008-04-23 05:14:01 EDT
Are there any /tmp/firstboot-* files? If so, please attach them to this bug report.
Comment 2 Joachim Backes 2008-04-23 05:20:53 EDT
I'm sorry, no.
Comment 3 Chris Lumens 2008-04-23 12:38:57 EDT
What do you mean by "the graphical boot is not completed"? Is something failing before firstboot has a chance to run, or is it only firstboot that is failing?
Comment 4 Jacek Pliszka 2008-04-23 15:15:34 EDT
I have the same problem with F9-Preview. After text mode installation runlevel 5 is default in the inittab. During the first boot - the first boot is run in text mode but X server tries to start and everything hangs... I found the following workaround: If installed in text mode, run the first time in the text mode (runlevel 3), configure X and then run in runlevel 5. the solution I propose is such: If installed in text mode - the first boot is in runlevel 3 - without X server. The default runlevel can be detected and changed later in X configuration.
Comment 5 Jacek Pliszka 2008-04-23 15:17:08 EDT
It would be great to have it fixed before final release as newbies may have trouble with it.
Comment 6 Joachim Backes 2008-04-24 00:50:50 EDT
> What do you mean by "the graphical boot is not completed"? > Is something failing > before firstboot has a chance to run, or is it only firstboot that is failing? Nothing fails. My problem is exactly described in comment #4 by firstname.lastname@example.org
Comment 7 Chris Lumens 2008-04-24 10:50:35 EDT
Okay, thanks for the detailed directions. I am now able to reproduce and see what's going on.
Comment 8 Jeremy Katz 2008-04-25 01:33:08 EDT
This should be fixed in tomorrow's rawhide I believe
Comment 9 Chris Lumens 2008-04-25 04:55:50 EDT
Yep, just verified that it worked. Thanks for doing the rebuild.
Comment 10 Deji Akingunola 2008-05-01 21:49:55 EDT
I completed fresh 2 installations yesterday and today, and in both cases firstboot failed to run after rebooting into the new installations. I noticed that if I restart the system after firstboot failed, it will run only if switch rhgb to 'detail view' on restarting. And I also noticed it spewed out 2 lines of error saying something like 'loading language module failed, skipping' (sorry i could read the exact error, it went away too fast).
Comment 11 Chris Lumens 2008-05-02 11:27:56 EDT
What tree did you install with?
Comment 12 Deji Akingunola 2008-05-02 12:13:53 EDT
(In reply to comment #11) > What tree did you install with? Rawhide
Comment 13 Bill Nottingham 2008-05-02 12:27:49 EDT
I noticed this on a rawhide install yesterday as well.
Comment 14 Jeremy Katz 2008-05-02 12:31:04 EDT
Can you attach /root/install.log and /var/log/anaconda.log from your install? I did a few installs with yesterday's rawhide and had firstboot come up fine.
Comment 16 Deji Akingunola 2008-05-02 12:52:53 EDT
Created attachment 304402 [details] rawhide install log
Comment 17 Bill Nottingham 2008-05-02 13:06:54 EDT
My testing shows that it works if rhgb is not running.
Comment 18 Bill Nottingham 2008-05-02 13:38:25 EDT
Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/sbin/firstboot", line 170, in <module> moduleList = loadModules(config.moduleDir, mode) File "/usr/lib64/python2.5/site-packages/firstboot/loader.py", line 93, in loadModules displayException(module=module) File "/usr/lib64/python2.5/site-packages/firstboot/exceptionWindow.py", line 95, in displayException ExceptionWindow(text, module=module) File "/usr/lib64/python2.5/site-packages/firstboot/exceptionWindow.py", line 32, in __init__ import gtk File "/usr/lib64/python2.5/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py", line 79, in <module> _init() File "/usr/lib64/python2.5/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py", line 67, in _init _gtk.init_check() RuntimeError: could not open display
Comment 19 Bill Nottingham 2008-05-02 13:42:54 EDT
Clearing 444010 - that's not the cause of this issue (at least not this incarnation of it.)
Comment 20 Bill Nottingham 2008-05-02 15:32:28 EDT
Fixed in rhgb-9.0.0-6.fc9.
Comment 21 Bill Nottingham 2008-05-09 13:08:26 EDT