Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 590653
TEXT mode installation through Serial console generates bug even before starting to format default partitioning Layout
Last modified: 2010-11-10 14:43:15 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #589773 +++
While trying to install Fedora 13 Alpha x86_64(text installation) through Serial console (as
parallel console has some problem), a bug is generated even before the default partitioning layout
can be created.
**Note that the serial console VNC installation also has problems similar to PPC64 and is tracked
Kernel Boot parameters used:
Attaching the Anaconda Bug report.
mx3650b.in.ibm.com (sdb only),
Serial No: 99k1161,
--- Additional comment from firstname.lastname@example.org on 2010-05-06 16:51:48 EDT ---
Created an attachment (id=412167)
Text Mode (Default Paritioning Layout, default Packages) Anaconda bug report pre-installation
--- Additional comment from email@example.com on 2010-05-06 16:51:58 EDT ---
Created an attachment (id=412168)
Bug Report during default text mode installation
--- Additional comment from firstname.lastname@example.org on 2010-05-10 08:26:31 EDT ---
Thanks for the report, I've send a patch fixing this to mailing list for
review. I'll update this bug report once the patch is reviewed.
As a workaround you can add a console= argument to the cmdline such as:
Thanks & Regards,
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
Note to QA, to reproduce, do an installation with "serial" on the kernel cmdline, without a console= argument.
This is fixed in anaconda-13.21.40-1, moving to modified.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.