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Bug 601101 - specifying language in the kernel command line makes accented characters broken
specifying language in the kernel command line makes accented characters broken
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity medium
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Assigned To: Ales Kozumplik
Release Test Team
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Reported: 2010-06-07 04:38 EDT by Ales Kozumplik
Modified: 2014-09-30 19:39 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: anaconda-13.21.51-1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-11-10 14:47:07 EST
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broken accented characters (6.85 KB, application/octet-stream)
2010-06-07 04:38 EDT, Ales Kozumplik
no flags Details
screenshot with snapshot #7 (6.87 KB, image/png)
2010-07-06 06:37 EDT, Alexander Todorov
no flags Details

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Description Ales Kozumplik 2010-06-07 04:38:00 EDT
Created attachment 421749 [details]
broken accented characters

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start installation with lang=cs_CZ command line option
2. ??
3. profit!
Actual results:
some accented characters broken or missing, see the screen capture.

Expected results:
no such artifacts are visible, like when one chooses the language from a menu.

Additional info:
This could be the same problem as bug 576541.
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-06-07 13:05:17 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 Ales Kozumplik 2010-06-10 10:55:17 EDT
Fixed by 0e44fbc1589a91dacefff78341a34c12b782c7f5 in anaconda-31.21.51-1.el6.
Comment 5 Alexander Todorov 2010-07-06 06:37:15 EDT
Created attachment 429738 [details]
screenshot with snapshot #7

I've tested this with snap #7 (0701.3) which has anaconda-13.21.56-1.el6.

Booted with lang=cs_CZ parameter and performed the install in text mode. I didn't see any garbled characters, text output was looking correct. See attached screenshot which shows the fix (compare to previous screenshot). 

Moving to VERIFIED.
Comment 6 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-10 14:47:07 EST
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.

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