Bug 577380

Summary: black display after clicking "Exit installer" in "Unknown Device" dialog
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Steve Tyler <stephent98>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Ales Kozumplik <akozumpl>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Priority: low    
Version: 13CC: jonathan, jzeleny, vanmeeuwen+fedora
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Hardware: x86_64   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: anaconda-13.38 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2011-06-27 11:19:00 EDT Type: ---
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screenshot of "Unknown Device" dialog
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Description Steve Tyler 2010-03-26 16:05:18 EDT
Created attachment 402933 [details]
screenshot of "Unknown Device" dialog

Description of problem:
After clicking "Exit installer" in the "Unknown Device" dialog, the display goes black. The pointer is visible and functional. The consoles operate as expected.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
19:33:18,804 INFO loader: anaconda version 13.37 on x86_64 starting

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install netinst image on USB stick.
   sudo livecd-iso-to-disk --reset-mbr --format Fedora-13-Beta-x86_64-netinst.iso /dev/sdc1
2. Proceed to the filter dialog shown in the screenshot.
3. Check a hard drive, do not check the USB stick.
4. Click Next.
5. Click "Exit installer".
Actual results:
Display goes black.

Expected results:
System reboots.

Additional info:

Black display in a different case is reported here:
Bug 571861 - exception reporting terminates with black display

The "Unknown Device" error is reported here:
Bug 568343 - 13-Alpha.RC3 install from USB drive fails with unknown device
Comment 1 Steve Tyler 2010-03-26 16:05:56 EDT
Created attachment 402934 [details]
Comment 2 Steve Tyler 2010-03-26 16:06:23 EDT
Created attachment 402935 [details]
Comment 3 Steve Tyler 2010-03-26 16:06:49 EDT
Created attachment 402936 [details]
Comment 4 Ales Kozumplik 2010-03-29 08:18:51 EDT
Proposing as F13Target. I have a simple fix ready for this.
Comment 5 Ales Kozumplik 2010-04-12 03:29:46 EDT
Fixed by a5641ea8efc9e8405ae2de02847dbd916916cee4, will be in anaconda-13.38.
Comment 6 Ales Kozumplik 2010-04-12 03:35:01 EDT
Fixed on rawhide by 88729013d2d3bc0979bef580a7bc8660e47d155d, will be in anaconda-14.4.
Comment 7 Steve Tyler 2010-04-12 14:05:03 EDT
(In reply to comment #5)
> Fixed by a5641ea8efc9e8405ae2de02847dbd916916cee4, will be in anaconda-13.38.    

Thanks, Ales.
Comment 8 Bug Zapper 2011-06-02 11:53:10 EDT
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