Bug 73441 - GUI: Installer will not accept keystroke in root password field
GUI: Installer will not accept keystroke in root password field
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 71834
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2002-09-04 15:05 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:46 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:49:35 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2002-09-04 15:05:08 EDT
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Description of problem:
During the install of beta3 I was unable to type into several of the text boxes
in the network setup panel. I had clicked on the option enabling a non-dhcp
network configuration but then was unable to type anything in.

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How reproducible:
Didn't try

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I wish I could recall what happend prior to the network control panel that might
have wedged things.

In any case, I gave up trying to non-dhcp configure the network and canceled out
of the setup area and reset the 'use dhcp' thingy.

Later on, I got stuck again, this time when the installer wanted a root
password. None of the text boxes would work. I tried adding root to the user
list (because that did work), but it wouldn't let me add root :-\

The work around I finally came up with was to right click over the text area and
select the 'select all' menu item (or whatever its called...). That *did* move
the focus to the text box and then everything was happy. Tab worked, etc.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-01-10 02:32:33 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 71834 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:49:35 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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