Bug 1007448 - Anaconda in netinst won't proceed to next screen (or is very slow)
Summary: Anaconda in netinst won't proceed to next screen (or is very slow)
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 20
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
unspecified
unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL:
Whiteboard: AcceptedFreezeException
Depends On:
Blocks: F20AlphaFreezeException F20FinalBlocker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2013-09-12 13:58 UTC by Lukas Brabec
Modified: 2013-09-19 02:39 UTC (History)
13 users (show)

Fixed In Version: anaconda-20.17-1.fc20
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
Environment:
Last Closed: 2013-09-19 02:39:33 UTC
Type: Bug


Attachments (Terms of Use)
problem on video (162.03 KB, video/ogg)
2013-09-12 13:58 UTC, Lukas Brabec
no flags Details

Description Lukas Brabec 2013-09-12 13:58:18 UTC
Created attachment 796872 [details]
problem on video

Description of problem:
After selecting language in anaconda, there is a white background shown and anaconda wont't proceed to next screen (virtualized) or is extremly slow (bare hardware)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 20 Alpha RC2 (both 32 and 64bit)


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot netinst
2. Select language and be ok with your fate

Actual results:
White background is shown and nothing else happens

Expected results:
Next screen of setup should be shown

Comment 1 Kamil Páral 2013-09-12 14:07:16 UTC
Actually it proceeds to the next screen eventually, even in VM. It just takes a long time (30 seconds or more). I guess it depends on the network speed and mirror selection. My guess is that anaconda threading is broken somewhere and the GUI waits until a (part of) metadata is downloaded, only then it is refreshed.

This occurs on both architectures, VM and bare metal. There's no such problem with DVD. Proposing as a Final blocker and an Alpha freeze exception.

Lukas, please wait until the screen is refreshed and then append logs, thanks.

Comment 2 satellitgo 2013-09-12 14:17:46 UTC
It does have white screen after language screen but only 5-10 sec here in VirtualBox on i7 with cable access. (RC-2 x86_64 boot from.iso -1440 memory in VB)

Comment 3 Andre Robatino 2013-09-12 14:53:49 UTC
Yes, it took a very long time for me with the netinst (over a minute with my 3 Mb/s DSL) but eventually proceeded. With the DVD, it proceeds quickly, presumably since it doesn't have to download.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2013-09-14 01:04:16 UTC
anaconda-20.16-1.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/anaconda-20.16-1.fc20

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-09-14 17:45:48 UTC
Package anaconda-20.16-1.fc20:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 20 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing anaconda-20.16-1.fc20'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2013-16735/anaconda-20.16-1.fc20
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2013-09-16 17:47:04 UTC
anaconda-20.17-1.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/anaconda-20.17-1.fc20

Comment 7 Lukas Brabec 2013-09-17 08:30:20 UTC
Seems that anaconda 20.17-1 solved the problem for me

Comment 8 Kamil Páral 2013-09-17 13:09:25 UTC
Yes, F20 Alpha RC3 netinst is quick again when showing the main screen.

Comment 9 Mike Ruckman 2013-09-18 19:19:49 UTC
Discussed in 2013-09-18 blocker review meeting [1]. While not a release blocking issue, this bug is an annoyance and would be good to fix before f20 alpha release. A tested fix would be considered past freeze.

[1] http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-blocker-review/2013-09-18/

Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2013-09-19 02:39:33 UTC
anaconda-20.17-1.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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