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Bug 235005 - yaboot.conf needs quotes in init-message entry
yaboot.conf needs quotes in init-message entry
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: booty (Show other bugs)
powerpc Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-04-03 04:03 EDT by Robert Allerstorfer
Modified: 2008-03-31 10:58 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-03-31 10:58:07 EDT
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Description Robert Allerstorfer 2007-04-03 04:03:59 EDT
Description of problem:

Shipped "/etc/yaboot.conf" misses quotes in init-message entry

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

all so far released, including those coming with FC5, FC6, ...

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot your ppc based computer into Linux (by pressing "l" at the first yaboot
2. Watch the first lines on the new screen
Actual results:


Expected results:

Welcome to Fedora Core!
Hit <TAB> for boot options

Additional info:

To solve this bug, "/etc/yaboot.conf" has to be changed:

currently (not correct):
init-message=Welcome to Fedora Core!\nHit <TAB> for boot options

init-message="Welcome to Fedora Core!\nHit <TAB> for boot options"
Comment 1 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-08-21 01:32:56 EDT
User pnasrat@redhat.com's account has been closed
Comment 2 Roman Rakus 2008-03-26 10:10:54 EDT
FC5 and FC6 are EOL. Is still problem in FC-7 and above?
Comment 3 Robert Allerstorfer 2008-03-26 10:53:12 EDT
Yes, nothing changed since I submitted this bug one year ago.
Comment 4 Roman Rakus 2008-03-27 08:30:47 EDT
Yes. I have take a deeper look at the problem and probably it's anaconda's
cause. Adding anaconda-maint-list@redhat.com to CC.
Comment 5 Chris Lumens 2008-03-31 10:58:07 EDT
This will be fixed in the next build of booty.

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