Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 601101
specifying language in the kernel command line makes accented characters broken
Last modified: 2014-09-30 19:39:07 EDT
Created attachment 421749 [details]
broken accented characters
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start installation with lang=cs_CZ command line option
some accented characters broken or missing, see the screen capture.
no such artifacts are visible, like when one chooses the language from a menu.
This could be the same problem as bug 576541.
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Fixed by 0e44fbc1589a91dacefff78341a34c12b782c7f5 in anaconda-31.21.51-1.el6.
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.
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.