Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1262602
initial-setup-text: Backspace isn't always interpreted correctly
Last modified: 2016-12-20 09:37:50 EST
Description of problem:
In the textual interface of 'initial-setup', the backspace key is somewhere interpreted as a character. I know that this isn't a big issue. I set the severity to 'low', because this is not a "high-priority" bug, but fixing it might improve the overall usability of this software.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora 23 as a qemu-kvm guest, without creating an user with Anaconda.
2. Boot the freshly installed system.
3. Proceed with initial-setup (text).
4. In the "User creation" section, type "4" and then try to correct the input via backspace key.
1. Backspace is interpreted as a character and not as backspace.
1. Backspace key should act as backspace and remove the previously typed characters.
I'm testing with qemu-kvm.
Created attachment 1072836 [details]
behavior of backspace in initial-setup during user creation
Martin, could you please try to reproduce this? I think the key is the installation in some non-English language and then booting into such system. Could be a systemd or dracut bug because it seems like the console is not correctly set up for us.
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