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Bug 589888 - login prompt doesn't show inserted characters
Summary: login prompt doesn't show inserted characters
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: mingetty
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: Roman Rakus
QA Contact: qe-baseos-daemons
Depends On:
Blocks: 696333
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-07 08:24 UTC by Stefan Assmann
Modified: 2014-01-13 00:11 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
: 696333 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2010-05-07 17:40:57 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)
rhel6-console.png (deleted)
2010-05-07 08:24 UTC, Stefan Assmann
no flags Details

Description Stefan Assmann 2010-05-07 08:24:31 UTC
Created attachment 412258 [details]

Description of problem:
After doing a minimal installation the login prompt doesn't show any characters typed on the keyboard. This changes when "enter" is pressed. Then the password: string appears directly after "login:".
After cancelling that, typing a username and login is possible.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. minimal installation
2. try to type something for username
Actual results:
enter username isn't possbile at first

Expected results:
should be able to enter username right from the start

Additional info:

Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-05-07 10:16:20 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 3 Karel Zak 2010-05-07 10:57:56 UTC
It's mingetty(8) program who ask for login name (at least first time).

Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2010-05-07 17:40:57 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 586040 ***

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