Bug 463946 - Text mode does not correctly display border characters
Text mode does not correctly display border characters
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2008-09-25 12:41 EDT by Kazunori Asayama
Modified: 2008-10-10 09:44 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-10-10 09:44:32 EDT
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Description Kazunori Asayama 2008-09-25 12:41:04 EDT
Description of problem:

Border characters in the installer's text mode user interface are incorrect if installation method is specified directly as installer's option (i.e. method=***). Otherwise (e.g. when 'askmethod' installer option is passed), user interface is displayed correctly.

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

anaconda-11.4.1.40-1

How reproducible:

Every time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start installer in text mode with 'method=nfs:***', 'method=http:***' or 'method=ftp:***'.
2. Go to the stage2 'Would you like to use VNC?' page.
3. Select 'Use text mode'.
  
Actual results:

Broken interface is displayed.

Expected results:

Get correct interface.

Additional info:

I'm not sure this occurs with 'method=hd' or 'method=cdrom'.
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2008-10-10 09:44:32 EDT
I'll be happy to review any patches on this, but it's very unlikely this is going to get looked at any time soon.

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