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Bug 1170412

Summary: lorax should not specify a console= parameter on aarch64 hosts
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Brendan Conoboy <blc>
Component: loraxAssignee: Brian Lane <bcl>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: unspecified    
Version: 21CC: anaconda-maint-list, bcl, pbrobinson
Target Milestone: ---Flags: bcl: needinfo?
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Hardware: aarch64   
OS: Unspecified   
Fixed In Version: lorax-21.33-1.fc21 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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: 1170413 (view as bug list) Environment:
Last Closed: 2015-01-14 23:57:01 UTC Type: Bug
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Bug Blocks: 922257, 1170413    
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Description Brendan Conoboy 2014-12-04 02:43:08 UTC
Description of problem:

As of version 3.17 the kernel is able to decide which console to use based on the device tree or ACPI table content.  Currently live media creator will always insert 'console=ttyS0,115200' into the kernel command line in the aarch64 template.  Since some aarch64 devices don't use ttyS0, this limits compatibility.  It is better to leave off any console, earlyprintk, or earlycon parameters entirely.

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

The version of lorax used in the fc21_rc1 compose exhibits this behavior.

How reproducible:

Happens every time.  Example configuration from fc21_rc1:

Comment 1 Peter Robinson 2014-12-04 10:37:48 UTC
There's now RC5 which was composed with 21.30-1 vs 21.24-1 of RC1, not sure if that would make a difference but it would be good to double check

Comment 2 Brian Lane 2014-12-04 17:42:29 UTC
Created attachment 964778 [details]

If someone could test this patch with the correct kernel that would be great.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2014-12-05 22:28:27 UTC
lorax-21.32-1.fc21 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 21.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2014-12-06 10:24:32 UTC
Package lorax-21.32-1.fc21:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 21 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing lorax-21.32-1.fc21'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 5 Brian Lane 2014-12-09 00:43:08 UTC
dmarlin asked about removing these lines from the config:

-serial --speed=115200
-terminal_input serial console
-terminal_output serial console

Should those have been left in? Can someone with access to the various systems confirm that it is ok to remove them?

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2014-12-13 00:43:24 UTC
lorax-21.33-1.fc21 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 21.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2015-01-14 23:57:01 UTC
lorax-21.33-1.fc21 has been pushed to the Fedora 21 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.