Bug 510683 - Anaconda crash running a F10- -> F11 preupgrade with Polish keyboard pre-selected
Summary: Anaconda crash running a F10- -> F11 preupgrade with Polish keyboard pre-sel...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: preupgrade
Version: 12
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Richard Hughes
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: 484497
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-07-10 09:16 UTC by Jacek Piskozub
Modified: 2014-01-21 23:10 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-12-05 06:43:55 UTC

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Description Jacek Piskozub 2009-07-10 09:16:46 UTC
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

How reproducible:

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
Actual results:

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.

Expected results:

No question about the keyboard, no crash.

Additional info:

The workaround is to change to KEYTABLE="us" in /etc/sysconfig/keyboard *before* running preupgrade (doing it before preupgrade and reboot does not work)

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2009-11-16 10:46:13 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.

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Comment 2 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2010-04-16 14:34:49 UTC
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.

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