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Bug 589905 - firstboot did not start on a Dell Precision T3500 system using Snapshot 2
Summary: firstboot did not start on a Dell Precision T3500 system using Snapshot 2
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: firstboot
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Martin Gracik
QA Contact: Release Test Team
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-07 09:13 UTC by Praveen Arimbrathodiyil
Modified: 2013-07-04 12:50 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-05-13 08:12:00 UTC
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Description Praveen Arimbrathodiyil 2010-05-07 09:13:06 UTC
Description of problem:
firstboot did not start after installation. I get the following line in /var/log/messages

May  7 19:30:59 savannah-test python2: abrt: detected unhandled Python exception in /usr/sbin/firstboot

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

How reproducible:

Will try it right now

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Proceed with normal installation
Actual results:
firstboot in not run and login to the system with gdm is not possible (no normal user and by default root user cannot login).

Expected results:
firstboot is run normally.

Additional info:

Comment 2 Praveen Arimbrathodiyil 2010-05-07 09:48:11 UTC
I was able to reproduce the bug on a second install.

Comment 3 Praveen Arimbrathodiyil 2010-05-07 09:49:08 UTC
It is 64 bit Workstation, installed via NFS method

Comment 4 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-05-07 10:16:18 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 5 Martin Gracik 2010-05-11 06:15:01 UTC
There was a bug in firstboot-1.110.1 causing this problem.
It has been fixed in firstboot-1.110.2

Comment 6 Martin Gracik 2010-05-13 08:12:00 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 585077 ***

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