Bug 606227 - Ks installation results in initlevel 5
Summary: Ks installation results in initlevel 5
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Version: 6.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Blocks: 582286
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Reported: 2010-06-21 07:20 UTC by Marian Ganisin
Modified: 2010-06-22 15:30 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-06-22 15:30:37 UTC
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Instlalation log files (250.00 KB, application/x-tar)
2010-06-21 07:20 UTC, Marian Ganisin
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Description Marian Ganisin 2010-06-21 07:20:09 UTC
Created attachment 425546 [details]
Instlalation log files

Description of problem:
I started installation in kickstart with base package set (X wasn't installed), final system started to initlevel 5 for some reason.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
anaconda version 13.21.50 on i386
  
Actual results:
* initlevel 5
* no login prompt on tty1
* no X server started
* progress bar of startup (plymouth screen) still visible
* makes impression of hung system

Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-06-21 07:23:18 UTC
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
inclusion.

Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2010-06-21 13:51:27 UTC
Does your kickstart file have the skipx command present?

Comment 3 Marian Ganisin 2010-06-21 14:32:09 UTC
(In reply to comment #2)
> Does your kickstart file have the skipx command present?    

No, it doesn't. Has this options impact to default runlevel? I didn't find this in documentation.

Comment 4 Chris Lumens 2010-06-21 14:42:50 UTC
Runlevel 3 is the default.  If you use the xconfig command, it'll set runlevel 5 to be the default.  Also if you do a graphical install and have installed either xorg-x11-server-Xorg or any package providing service(graphical-login), you will get runlevel 5.  Do you meet any of these criteria?

skipx is described here:

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Anaconda/Kickstart#skipx

Comment 5 Marian Ganisin 2010-06-21 15:00:51 UTC
(In reply to comment #4)
> Do you meet any of these criteria?

I didn't specify xconfig in ks. It was basic installation (%packages @core), no xdm-like program wasn't installed.

The only installed tool (similar to that) is prefdm, it is part of initscripts and that package doesn't provide graphical-login.

Comment 6 Chris Lumens 2010-06-22 14:22:14 UTC
Can you attach your kickstart file and /etc/inittab from the installed system?

Comment 7 Marian Ganisin 2010-06-22 15:30:37 UTC
(In reply to comment #6)
> Can you attach your kickstart file and /etc/inittab from the installed system?    

When I was trying to reproduce that I finally found it was really one kickstart file with xconfig command defined.

This is not bug, anaconda did the work as defined in kickstart.


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