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Re: [Bug 1253825] Re: PPC: Live CD boots to login window instead of live desktop; asks for password to continue.


On Nov 25, 2013, at 5:02 AM, Lars Noodén wrote:

Seems fixed in the 20131124 spin:


** Changed in: linux-ppc (Ubuntu)
      Status: Confirmed => Fix Released

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 PPC: Live CD boots to login window instead of live desktop; asks for
 password to continue.

Status in “linux-ppc” package in Ubuntu:
 Fix Released

Bug description:
 Live CD boots to a login box on the background wallpaper instead of
the live desktop. It wants a password to be entered to continue. I was
 able to get to a console to file this bug. I used ubuntu-bug linux,
 copied down the provided URL and then filed the bug using another

 ProblemType: Bug
 DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
 Package: linux-image-3.11.0-3-powerpc-smp 3.11.0-3.5
 ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.11.0-3.5-powerpc-smp 3.11.3
 Uname: Linux 3.11.0-3-powerpc-smp ppc
 ApportVersion: 2.12.7-0ubuntu1
 Architecture: powerpc
 CasperVersion: 1.336ubuntu1
 Date: Thu Nov 21 22:43:51 2013
LiveMediaBuild: Lubuntu 14.04 "Trusty Tahr" - Alpha powerpc (20131120)
  PATH=(custom, no user)
 SourcePackage: linux-ppc
 UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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Hi Lars,

Thanks for the heads up. I downloaded the Live ISO and confirm it is working again. A big thanks to whomever fixed it.

Of course, I needed to use the radeon boot parameter to get the right color depth.

Best regards,