Bug 1624915 - Unable to display panel for encrypted passphrase after reboot
Summary: Unable to display panel for encrypted passphrase after reboot
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: plymouth
Version: 29
Hardware: ppc64le
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: PPCTracker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-09-03 15:10 UTC by Menanteau Guy
Modified: 2019-06-12 08:46 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Description Menanteau Guy 2018-09-03 15:10:22 UTC
Panel to enter encryption passphrase after reboot is fuzzy or not displayed after installing a f29 workstation on ppc64le. Unable to enter a passphase and to boot.

A fuzzy panel could be displayed (not sure is the expected one) but it is not possible to enter the passphrase even if you try to enter it in a blind maner, everything seems stuck even on the console.

I tested it in english but it occurs in any languages, see openqa tests:

Notes that installing a server iso that boot in mode text works fine (we can enter the passphrase normally in text mode).
Also a workstation not encrypted boots fine too.

repo used to choose fedora workstation:
At anaconda install, repo is specified in "installation souce" panel and "fedora worksation" is choosen in "software selection" panel.

Comment 1 Dan Horák 2018-09-27 14:15:34 UTC
I wonder if this is Workstation related or it would exist also with encrypted disk in Server or Everything.

Comment 2 Menanteau Guy 2018-09-27 14:21:14 UTC
Workstation ppc64le is not available, the problem appears when the VM is installed with Everything. With server is ok (no graphics).
see "chapter 4" in my description above.

Comment 3 Hans de Goede 2019-06-12 08:46:34 UTC
Is this still an issue?

What happens when nomodeset is added to the kernel commandline?

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