Bug 1411051 - plymouth-theme-solar aborts (SIGABRT)
Summary: plymouth-theme-solar aborts (SIGABRT)
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: plymouth
Version: 25
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-01-07 21:24 UTC by Kevin Kofler
Modified: 2017-12-12 10:11 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-12-12 10:11:33 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Kevin Kofler 2017-01-07 21:24:24 UTC
Description of problem:
The Plymouth "solar" theme (plymouth-theme-solar) is no longer functional in Fedora 25. If I select it (with plymouth-set-default-theme) and rebuild the initramfs (with dracut -f), Plymouth aborts on startup (systemctl status plymouth-start.service says it was a SIGABRT), and I get only text-mode boot messages (even with ShowDelay=0).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Always (I think)

Steps to Reproduce:
1. sudo plymouth-set-default-theme solar
2. sudo dracut -f
3. sudo reboot

Actual results:
The "solar" theme comes up.

Expected results:
Plymouth fails to start (according to systemd, with a SIGABRT).

Comment 1 Kevin Kofler 2017-01-07 21:25:59 UTC
Whoops, I swapped the actual and expected results, of course! I mean, obviously:

Actual results:
Plymouth fails to start (according to systemd, with a SIGABRT).

Expected results:
The "solar" theme comes up.

Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2017-11-16 19:00:55 UTC
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Comment 3 Fedora End Of Life 2017-12-12 10:11:33 UTC
Fedora 25 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2017-12-12. Fedora 25 is
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