Bug 739043 - liveinst reboots live system without telling or asking for permission
Summary: liveinst reboots live system without telling or asking for permission
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 16
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 740824 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-09-16 11:52 UTC by Mads Kiilerich
Modified: 2013-02-14 02:48 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: anaconda-16.19-1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2013-02-14 02:48:49 UTC

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Description Mads Kiilerich 2011-09-16 11:52:25 UTC
I tried to install anaconda and run liveinst from a custom live image.

liveinst failed, I clicked debug, and perhaps another innocent-looking confirmation ... and then the machine rebooted. What made it extra "funny" was that it crashed because of problems installing the boot loader.

I would expect that liveinst from a live media _never_ rebooted the system ... at least not without explicit permission. (Anaconda running from an installer media might be a different story.)


Comment 1 Mads Kiilerich 2011-09-16 12:52:37 UTC
That was after "An unhandled exception has occured" that led to bug 735730#c30 .

(Btw: quite confusing that "report" is hidden behind "save".)

I'm quite sure it rebooted when I clicked "Exit" - but I can't reproduce it.

Comment 2 Martin Gracik 2011-09-23 14:01:41 UTC
*** Bug 740824 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 3 Martin Gracik 2011-09-23 14:11:11 UTC
This should be fixed by commit e88a00f1d1fbfffe1af87a568df2d0cd2349352e

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