Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 819618
characters echoed to terminal
Last modified: 2013-02-13 17:08:52 EST
Description of problem:
I don't know if this is a systemd problem, but I'm starting here.
I have same problems/symptoms from bug #678720
I don't know if this particular bug was fixed or it's come back. Bugs #678720 and #681167 are both closed.
I boot to runlevel 3 and when I press ESC during that text bar growing screen, then my login password is echoed to the screen. It logs me in and from there, command lines are echoed back to the screen.
Only the first virtual console seems to be the problem... the others are "ok".
If I don't press ESC, then things are alright.
The system is an ibm x3550 m3. I'm using grub-efi to boot (I think as I configure /etc/grub.conf), although grub2 looks like it is installed also.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How does your kernel command line look like?
Command line: rd.lvm.lv=mainvg/swaplv rd.dm=0 KEYTABLE=us SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 rd.md=0 rd.luks=0 ro root=UUID=758dc40b-8f41-4530-a001-cf98570c0ac0 LANG=en_US.UTF-8 rhgb
Interestingly, I tried also without rhgb, but same problem: if I hit a key while booting (after I see the linux penguins) I get the echoing of keys.
It does seem if I don't touch anything during boot, things seem "ok".
I'll attach a dmesg and lspci output in case it helps.
Created attachment 582785 [details]
Created attachment 582786 [details]
Created attachment 583005 [details]
If I set plymouth.debug on the kernel cmdline, the symptoms go away. I'll attach the plymouth debug log just in case it's helpful though.
I'm unable to reproduce it. It's likely plymouth's fault. Reassigning.
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