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0014100CentOS-7anacondapublic2017-11-08 14:04
ReporterGermano Massullo 
Status newResolutionopen 
PlatformCentOS-7 version 1708OSOS Version
Product Version7.4.1708 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0014100: Anaconda text user interface crashes while entering root password

If you are using anaconda text user interface during a CentOS installation, if you set
as root password, it will instantly crash. Moreover you will be kicked out your SSH session running on host machine
Steps To ReproduceThis is the procedure I followed
I connect to the host machine with SSH
I start the installation of the CentOS virtual machine with the following script

virt-install \
--name foo \
--ram 600 \
--disk path=/dev/foo \
--vcpus 2 \
--os-type linux \
--os-variant centos7.0 \
--network bridge=foo \
--graphics none \
--console pty,target_type=serial \
--location=/opt/CentOS-7-x86_64-Everything-1708.iso \
--extra-args 'console=ttyS0,115200n8 serial, rd.debug'

then I followed the screen instructions
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Germano Massullo

Germano Massullo

2017-11-08 13:49

reporter   ~0030539

upstream bugreport
Germano Massullo

Germano Massullo

2017-11-08 13:56

reporter   ~0030540


 1) [x] Language settings 2) [x] Time settings
        (Italian (Italy)) (Europe/Rome timezone)
 3) [x] Installation source 4) [!] Software selection
        (Local media) (Source changed - please
 5) [x] Installation Destination verify)
        (Automatic partitioning 6) [x] Kdump
        selected) (Kdump is disabled)
 7) [x] Network configuration 8) [!] Root password
        (Wired (eth0) connected) (Password is not set.)
 9) [x] User creation
        (User caterpillar will be
  Please make your choice from above ['q' to quit | 'b' to begin installation |
  'r' to refresh]: 8
Please select new root password. You will have to type it twice.

Password (confirm): ~& [backgrounded]
[user@machine ~]$ l 3:log 4:storage-lo> Switch tab: Alt+Tab | Help: F1
An unknown error has occured, look at the /tmp/anaconda-tb* file(s) for more details

An unknown error has occurred
anaconda exception report
Traceback (most recent call first):
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/", line 135, in _raw_input
    raise EOFError
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/", line 71, in unix_getpass
    passwd = _raw_input(prompt, stream, input=input)
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/ui/tui/simpleline/", line 152, in _thread_input
    data = getpass.getpass(prompt)
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/", line 765, in run
    self.__target(*self.__args, **self.__kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/", line 227, in run, *args, **kwargs)

What do you want to do now?
1) Report Bug
2) Debug
3) Quit

Please make your choice from above: 1
bash: 1: comando non trovato
Germano Massullo

Germano Massullo

2017-11-08 14:04

reporter   ~0030541

RHEL7 bugreport

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2017-11-08 13:31 Germano Massullo New Issue
2017-11-08 13:49 Germano Massullo Note Added: 0030539
2017-11-08 13:56 Germano Massullo Note Added: 0030540
2017-11-08 14:04 Germano Massullo Note Added: 0030541