F8 Live CD respin without first boot wizard?!?

Valent Turkovic valent.turkovic at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 12:47:10 UTC 2008

On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 7:56 AM, Lubomir Kundrak <lkundrak at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-03-16 at 22:59 +0100, Valent Turkovic wrote:
>  > I recreated the Fedora 8 Live CD with this command:
>  > livecd-creator -c livecd-fedora-8-desktop.ks -f F8Desktop -t /virtual/tmp
>  >
>  > It boots and it installs to hard disk without problems, but after
>  > first boot there is no "first boot wizard" that creates user so all
>  > users get is an empty gdm screen to which then can it they know enter
>  > root as a user.
>  Is the firstboot package actually present on a live image?

I'm now writing from a freshly installed F8 Live CD (my respin with
only updated packages no custom ones)

and here you go:

# yum install firstboot
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
Package firstboot - 1.4.39-1.fc8.noarch is already installed.

# whereis firstboot
firstboot: /usr/sbin/firstboot /usr/share/firstboot

]# grep firstboot /var/log/ -R
/var/log/anaconda.log:13:07:17 INFO    : moving (1) to step firstboot
/var/log/anaconda.log:13:19:31 INFO    : moving (1) to step firstboot

13:07:17 INFO    : moving (1) to step firstboot
13:07:17 INFO    : moving (1) to step instbootloader
13:07:17 DEBUG   : failed to unlink /var/lib/rpm/__db.000

What other log can I look for errors so to troubleshoot this bug?


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