Bug 881887 - firstboot: migration to /etc/hostname, /etc/vconsole.conf, /etc/locale.conf
Summary: firstboot: migration to /etc/hostname, /etc/vconsole.conf, /etc/locale.conf
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firstboot
Version: 18
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Vratislav Podzimek
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: 881785
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2012-11-29 18:16 UTC by Michal Schmidt
Modified: 2014-02-05 13:24 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2014-02-05 13:24:06 UTC
Type: Bug

Attachments (Terms of Use)
screenshot showing Spanish firstboot after DVD install (41.78 KB, image/png)
2013-01-02 19:07 UTC, Steve Tyler
no flags Details

Description Michal Schmidt 2012-11-29 18:16:35 UTC
Fedora is migrating away from:
 /etc/sysconfig/network (the HOSTNAME=... setting)

See the tracker bug 881785 for details.

We found:
firstboot-18.6/firstboot/constants.py:I18N = '/etc/sysconfig/i18n'
firstboot-18.6/scripts/firstboot.sh:        . /etc/sysconfig/i18n

Please update the package for the new config files.

Comment 1 Miloslav Trmač 2013-01-02 18:28:19 UTC
firstboot seems to be reading LANG from /etc/sysconfig/i18n, and setting LANG to en_US.UTF-8 on failure.  So if I'm reading the code right, if /etc/syconfig/i18n isn't present firstboot will always run in US English.

Comment 2 Jaroslav Reznik 2013-01-02 18:31:51 UTC
FYI: FESCo agreed to fix firstboot/get into final compose if it turns out to always be offering en_US for firstboot

Comment 3 Steve Tyler 2013-01-02 19:07:48 UTC
Created attachment 671622 [details]
screenshot showing Spanish firstboot after DVD install

Tested with:
$ qemu-kvm -m 2048 -hda f18-test-4.img -cdrom ~/xfr/fedora/F18/F18-Final/TC3/Fedora-18-TC3-x86_64-DVD.iso -usb -vga qxl -boot menu=on -usbdevice mouse

Fedora-18-TC3-x86_64-DVD.iso has:

Comment 4 Miloslav Trmač 2013-01-02 19:09:50 UTC
Thanks for the testing, dropping from the proposed list.  I'm sorry about the false alarm.

Comment 5 Adam Williamson 2013-01-02 19:19:49 UTC
confirming, with smoke12 French install I get firstboot in French.

Comment 6 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2013-10-14 09:19:15 UTC
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.

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