Bug 303961 - mem=256m s390x zVM VNC guest install falls back to text-mode, but does not provide keyboard focus
mem=256m s390x zVM VNC guest install falls back to text-mode, but does not pr...
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
5.0
s390 Linux
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Assigned To: David Cantrell
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Depends On: 217563
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Reported: 2007-09-24 16:30 EDT by James Laska
Modified: 2013-09-02 02:23 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHEL-5.1
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Last Closed: 2008-02-01 14:54:52 EST
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Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-10-15 23:38:26 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
release.
Comment 2 David Cantrell 2008-02-01 14:54:52 EST
I just tried reproducing this both with 5.1 and a 5.2 nightly and couldn't make
it happen.  If you pass 'mem=256M vnc' among the boot parameters, we fall back
to minstg2.img correctly and you'll see it try to start VNC, fail, and then go
in to the text mode installer.  There's a failure message indicating it can't
start VNC and then automatically goes to the text mode installer.  No tracebacks.

Looks like we nabbed this one via other fixes.  Closing this one.

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