F17 vs. Pentium 4

Michael Hennebry hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu
Wed Apr 18 21:39:44 UTC 2012


On Wed, 18 Apr 2012, Adam Williamson wrote:

> On Tue, 2012-04-17 at 17:39 -0500, Michael Hennebry wrote:
>> I've booted F16.

>> My old-grub stanza:
>> title chainload to sda
>>      kernel (hd1,1)/grub2/core.img
>> 
>> As I didn't expect it to work, I only installed the minimal version.
>> 
>> There are a few things that concern me.
>> When I tried to login as hennebry,
>> my password showed on the console.
>
> Probably a plymouth issue.

I'd found these before your response:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plymouth_%28software%29
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Plymouth_(software)
Someone really doesn't like plymouth.

>> Also, which of the following should concern me:
>> [root at localhost root]# grep -v Installing install.log
>> warning: setup-2.8.36-2.fc16.noarch: Header V3 RSA/SHA256 Signature, key ID a82ba4b7: NOKEY
>> Need 'inst' function, try setting PLYMOUTH_POPULATE_SOURCE_FUNCTIONS to a file that defines it
>> SELinux:  Could not downgrade policy file /etc/selinux/targeted/policy/policy.26, searching for an older version.
>> SELinux:  Could not open policy file <= /etc/selinux/targeted/policy/policy.26:  No such file or directory
>> load_policy:  Can't load policy:  No such file or directory
>> grubby fatal error: unable to find a suitable template
>> grubby: doing this would leave no kernel entries. Not writing out new config.
>> *** FINISHED INSTALLING PACKAGES ***
>> [root at localhost root]#
>
> I wouldn't be hugely worried about any of them. Try doing a full install
> and I suspect a lot of the above 'weirdness' would go away.

Will do.

Thanks.

-- 
Michael   hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.NoDak.edu
"On Monday, I'm gonna have to tell my kindergarten class,
whom I teach not to run with scissors,
that my fiance ran me through with a broadsword."  --  Lily


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