Bug 1299161 - serial console plymouth-theme 'text' on dnf upgrade loops continously
serial console plymouth-theme 'text' on dnf upgrade loops continously
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: plymouth (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2016-01-16 13:36 EST by Doug Maxey
Modified: 2016-12-20 12:56 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 12:56:38 EST
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Description Doug Maxey 2016-01-16 13:36:00 EST
Description of problem:

updating a second system from f21 -> f23 after another system, of the workstation flavor went well. The system is this instance is a server with no graphics card, and the plymouth theme was text.

On the reboot, I assume something is happening, although I can't tell at this point anything other than the system is running from ttyS0.  No network response to be able to check.  Will let it run for 2 hours before power cycling.  As I file this bug it's been running for 63 minutes or so.

The output looks to be exactly 64 lines, all identical.  Nothing changes in the output.

bug 1267949 looks related.

Additional info:
what's being spewed:
Welcome to Fedora 21 (Twenty One)!

1;-1f1;-1f1;-1f1;-1f1;-1f Fedora 211;-1f1;-1f[  OK  ] Found device INTEL_SSDSC2BW120A4 1.
[  OK  ] Started Show Plymouth Boot Screen.
[  OK  ] Reached target Paths.
[  OK  ] Reached target Basic System.
[  OK  ] Found device /dev/mapper/fedora_bubba-root.
         Starting File System Check on /dev/mapper/fedora_bubba-root...
[    6.020053] systemd-fsck[394]: /dev/mapper/fedora_bubba-root: clean, 145109/3276800 files, 1880307/13107200 blocks
[  OK  ] Started File System Check on /dev/mapper/fedora_bubba-root.
[  OK  ] Found device /dev/mapper/fedora_bubba-swap.
[  OK  ] Started dracut initqueue hook.
         Mounting /sysroot...
[  OK  ] Reached target Remote File Systems (Pre).
[  OK  ] Reached target Remote File Systems.
[  OK  ] Mounted /sysroot.
[  OK  ] Reached target Initrd Root File System.
         Starting Reload Configuration from the Real Root...
[  OK  ] Started Reload Configuration from the Real Root.
[  OK  ] Reached target Initrd File Systems.
[  OK  ] Reached target Initrd Default Target.
         Starting dracut pre-pivot and cleanup hook...
[  OK  ] Started dracut pre-pivot and cleanup hook.
         Starting Cleaning Up and Shutting Down Daemons...
         Stopping Cleaning Up and Shutting Down Daemons...
[  OK  ] Stopped target Timers.
         Starting Plymouth switch root service...
[  OK  ] Stopped Cleaning Up and Shutting Down Daemons.
         Stopping dracut pre-pivot and cleanup hook...
[  OK  ] Stopped dracut pre-pivot and cleanup hook.
[  OK  ] Stopped target Remote File Systems.
[  OK  ] Stopped target Remote File Systems (Pre).
         Stopping dracut initqueue hook...
[  OK  ] Stopped dracut initqueue hook.
[  OK  ] Stopped target Initrd Default Target.
[  OK  ] Stopped target Basic System.
[  OK  ] Stopped target Slices.
[  OK  ] Stopped target Paths.
[  OK  ] Stopped target Sockets.
[  OK  ] Stopped target System Initialization.
         Stopping Apply Kernel Variables...
[  OK  ] Stopped Apply Kernel Variables.
         Stopping udev Coldplug all Devices...
[  OK  ] Stopped udev Coldplug all Devices.
[  OK  ] Stopped target Swap.
[  OK  ] Stopped target Local File Systems.
         Stopping udev Kernel Device Manager...
[  OK  ] Started Plymouth switch root service.
[  OK  ] Stopped udev Kernel Device Manager.
         Stopping dracut pre-udev hook...
[  OK  ] Stopped dracut pre-udev hook.
         Stopping dracut cmdline hook...
[  OK  ] Stopped dracut cmdline hook.
         Stopping Create Static Device Nodes in /dev...
[  OK  ] Stopped Create Static Device Nodes in /dev.
         Stopping Create list of required st... nodes for the current kernel...
[  OK  ] Stopped Create list of required sta...ce nodes for the current kernel.
[  OK  ] Closed udev Control Socket.
[  OK  ] Closed udev Kernel Socket.
         Starting Cleanup udevd DB...
[  OK  ] Started Cleanup udevd DB.
[  OK  ] Reached target Switch Root.
         Starting Switch Root...


been doing this for over an hour now.
Comment 1 Doug Maxey 2016-01-16 15:23:17 EST
It took 3 hours, but finally broke out of the loop and can now see the upgrade happening on the serial console.
Comment 2 Doug Maxey 2016-01-16 17:37:58 EST
the update did complete.  

Success on most functionality is fine. The major difference is that serial console is non-functional so far.
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