Bug 498133 - Verify and Boot shows no progress
Verify and Boot shows no progress
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: plymouth (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-04-28 21:52 EDT by Chris Schumann
Modified: 2013-01-10 00:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-06-28 08:15:19 EDT
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Description Chris Schumann 2009-04-28 21:52:50 EDT
Description of problem:
F11 Preview LiveCD shows no indication of progress while verifying CD content.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
F11 Preview LiveCD for i686

How reproducible:
Every tim

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot F11 Preview LiveCD
2. While countdown appears, select Verify and Boot
3. Watch blank screen
Actual results:
No indication of progress.

Expected results:
Some kind of indication of progress, or a message to wait. It would also be nice to have a message that the boot will only stop if an error is found, if that is indeed the case.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2009-04-29 12:05:24 EDT
We should be showing some kind of progress -- we do a 'plymouth --hide-splash' before running checkisomd5 --verbose which definitely gives progress output
Comment 2 Chris Schumann 2009-04-29 13:33:56 EDT
Hm. Progress is not displayed on my ThinkPad 600X (MN2360) that I tried first, but it is displayed on my ThinkPad T60 (ATI X1400 chip), once I press escape to clear the graphical boot.
Comment 3 Chris Schumann 2009-04-29 13:49:06 EDT
Link to smolt profile of offending machine:
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 10:44:27 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

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Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2010-06-28 08:15:19 EDT
Fedora 11 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-06-25. Fedora 11 is 
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