Bug 962804 - Combination of boot options "text" and "lang" causes crashing of anaconda
Combination of boot options "text" and "lang" causes crashing of anaconda
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Shea
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: fedora19rtt
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Reported: 2013-05-14 09:12 EDT by Ľuboš Kardoš
Modified: 2016-07-31 21:26 EDT (History)
7 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: anaconda-20.23-1
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Last Closed: 2014-01-30 17:11:57 EST
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console.log (7.59 KB, text/plain)
2013-05-14 09:13 EDT, Ľuboš Kardoš
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anaconda.log (328 bytes, text/plain)
2013-05-14 09:13 EDT, Ľuboš Kardoš
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program.log (530 bytes, text/plain)
2013-05-14 09:15 EDT, Ľuboš Kardoš
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Description Ľuboš Kardoš 2013-05-14 09:12:33 EDT
Description of problem:
When you use boot options "text" and "lang=sk" at the same time, anaconda prints "VNC", "VNC", "VNC", ... in loop.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
anaconda 19.25-1

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start anaconda with boot options "text" and "lang=sk".
Actual results:
Anaconda prints "VNC", "VNC", "VNC", ... in loop.

Expected results:
Succesful installation in selected language. If it is not supported, successful installation in default (english) language.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Ľuboš Kardoš 2013-05-14 09:13:17 EDT
Created attachment 747698 [details]
Comment 2 Ľuboš Kardoš 2013-05-14 09:13:59 EDT
Created attachment 747699 [details]
Comment 3 Ľuboš Kardoš 2013-05-14 09:15:11 EDT
Created attachment 747700 [details]
Comment 4 Chris Lumens 2013-08-21 17:28:39 EDT
What a hilariously weird failure mode.
Comment 5 Samantha N. Bueno 2013-09-18 14:33:30 EDT
Not seeing this in F20.
Comment 6 David Shea 2013-10-04 15:45:42 EDT
Just hit this one again. Install with text lang=de_DE.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2013-10-08 19:37:51 EDT
anaconda-20.23-1.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2013-10-10 10:39:08 EDT
Package pykickstart-1.99.42-1.fc20, anaconda-20.23-1.fc20:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 20 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing pykickstart-1.99.42-1.fc20 anaconda-20.23-1.fc20'
as soon as you are able to.
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