First boot does not appear on livinst to USB with f14(rawhide) livecd-creator with fedora-livecd-soas-generic.ks (generic logos)

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Sun Jul 25 21:50:39 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2010-07-25 at 11:58 -0700, Thomas C Gilliard wrote:
> After a successful install with livinst to USB with f14(rawhide) 
> livecd-creator using fedora-livecd-soas-generic.ks (generic logos) CD
> -generic logos are needed to make the livecd-creator to make a bootable 
> CD this is a separate bug: 
> (build was done 07/25/2010)
> 1-)First boot appears ONLY if there is no hard disk installed on the 
> laptop where the USB boots.
>     after filling in the user and password and going to gdm: It is 
> impossible to log in.
>    (one time I saw a message that first boot sent a time stamp of 
> 0:00:00 on shutdown?) It did not reappear.
> 2-) If there IS another Hard Disk present with fedora installed on it; 
> the USB boots to it after starting on the USB then resetting, and never 
> shows first boot.
> It looks like the first boot application has a bug.

I can't quite process this, but if you mean that this happens:

Fedora 13 already installed
Boot from live USB and install Fedora Rawhide
System boots to F13, not Rawhide

That's a problem with the bootloader configuration, not anything to do
with firstboot.
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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