Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 510683
Anaconda crash running a F10- -> F11 preupgrade with Polish keyboard pre-selected
Last modified: 2014-01-21 18:10:16 EST
Description of problem:
Preupdate does not work with Polish keyboard selected unless it is changed to US before running preupgrade
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I tested it only for F10 -> F11 but you may try F11 -> rawhide
Always. I crashed four different F10 -> F11 upgrades on four different boxes (all with Polish keyboard)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Change KEYTABLE="us" (or whatever you have) to KEYTABLE="pl" in /etc/sysconfig/keyboard
2. Run preupgrade
3. Reboot and crash soon after Anaconda asks you for keyboard (it will) whatever you choose
Crash with a stack very similar to that from this posting
except that the final error is KeyError: 'pl' (not 'gb' as in the posting).
I could not save the traceback as it happens before the partitions are mounted.
No question about the keyboard, no crash.
The workaround is to change to KEYTABLE="us" in /etc/sysconfig/keyboard *before* running preupgrade (doing it before preupgrade and reboot does not work)
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.
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