Bug 437388 - firstboot hangs on serial console systems
firstboot hangs on serial console systems
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firstboot (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Chris Lumens
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Blocks: fedora-ia64
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Reported: 2008-03-13 15:58 EDT by Doug Chapman
Modified: 2008-03-26 15:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-03-26 15:29:48 EDT
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Description Doug Chapman 2008-03-13 15:58:34 EDT
Description of problem:

On my ia64 systems that do nothave graphics heads firstboot still tries to start
in graphics mode.  The boot hangs at this point so we never get to multi user mode.

Most large engerprise servers do not have graphics heads.  In those cases we
will need either to keep the textmode frontend (even if it is less full-featured
than the gui version) or have a VNC capable frontend to firstboot.


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firstboot-1.92-1.fc9.ia64

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Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2008-03-26 15:29:48 EDT
This should be fixed in the next build of firstboot.

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