Bug 508512 - rescue mode is not intuitive
rescue mode is not intuitive
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firstaidkit (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Martin Sivák
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-06-28 03:06 EDT by Mohammed Arafa
Modified: 2010-06-28 09:20 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-06-28 09:20:48 EDT
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Description Mohammed Arafa 2009-06-28 03:06:55 EDT
Description of problem:
i used the network install iso to enter rescue mode. it gave me a prompt. it dint tell me what to do to fix my problems except mount /mnt/sysimage. not all fedora end users are experienced system administrators and some need some help

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot from network isntall cd
2.select rescue mode
Actual results:
gives you a bash prompt

Expected results:
a menu that gives the end user several common options eg.
1. enable network with command line web browser
2. repair grub
3. repair bad blocks on disks
4. give command prompt (for the experience sysadmin)

Additional info:
ubuntu has such a menu

note: i selected anaconda as a package as i couldnt find rescue mode as a package
Comment 1 Martin Sivák 2009-07-17 04:07:04 EDT
We will integrate firstaidkit into the rescue mode soon. It just needs a little bit of testing. So stay tuned.
Comment 2 Martin Sivák 2009-08-04 08:06:34 EDT
The firstiadkit menu system will be present in anaconda-12.7. It still needs more plugins, but the framework is there.
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