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Bug 589888 - login prompt doesn't show inserted characters
login prompt doesn't show inserted characters
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 586040
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: mingetty (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity medium
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Assigned To: Roman Rakus
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Blocks: 696333
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Reported: 2010-05-07 04:24 EDT by Stefan Assmann
Modified: 2014-01-12 19:11 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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: 696333 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2010-05-07 13:40:57 EDT
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2010-05-07 04:24 EDT, Stefan Assmann
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Description Stefan Assmann 2010-05-07 04:24:31 EDT
Created attachment 412258 [details]

Description of problem:
After doing a minimal installation the login prompt doesn't show any characters typed on the keyboard. This changes when "enter" is pressed. Then the password: string appears directly after "login:".
After cancelling that, typing a username and login is possible.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. minimal installation
2. try to type something for username
Actual results:
enter username isn't possbile at first

Expected results:
should be able to enter username right from the start

Additional info:
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-05-07 06:16:20 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
Comment 3 Karel Zak 2010-05-07 06:57:56 EDT
It's mingetty(8) program who ask for login name (at least first time).
Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2010-05-07 13:40:57 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 586040 ***

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