Bug 1130051 - failure to boot when in fips140-2 mode
Summary: failure to boot when in fips140-2 mode
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: dracut
Version: 7.0
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
unspecified
unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: dracut-maint
QA Contact: Release Test Team
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2014-08-14 08:49 UTC by Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos
Modified: 2014-08-14 09:05 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-08-14 09:05:55 UTC


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Description Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos 2014-08-14 08:49:32 UTC
Description of problem:
Following the instructions in:
https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/7/html/Security_Guide/chap-Federal_Standards_and_Regulations.html
to enable FIPS mode, causes the system not to boot.


Actual results:
dracut: FATAL FIPS integrity test failed
dracut: refusing to continue


Expected results:
The system should have booted.

The release tested was:
RHEL-7.0-20140507.0-Workstation-x86_64-dvd1.iso

and yum packages were updated via brew.

Comment 1 Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos 2014-08-14 09:05:55 UTC
Please ignore this bug. The boot device wasn't specified.


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