fc10 telnet install broken
terry at klarich.net
Thu Dec 18 20:10:09 UTC 2008
I believe vnc is purely graphical.
On Thu, 18 Dec 2008 11:19:06 -0700you write:
>Can vnc be used w/a screenreader?
>On 12/18/08, Janina Sajka <janina at rednote.net> wrote:
>> Yes, it's broken. See bugzilla.redhat.com and but 471082.
>> Terry Klarich writes:
>>> Hello all:
>>> It appears that the telnet install of fc10 is broken. When the text
>>> telnet parameters are given on the kernel commandline, the
>>> machine boots as expected. However, Anaconda asks if you really want to
>>> use text install. It trys to convence one to use the vnc
>>> instead. This information was obtained with sighted assistence.
>>> >From my prospective, the machine boots normally, it asks dhcp for it's IP
>>> address and such. The host then comes up on the network.
>>> It is pingable. However, nmap shows no ports open. I thought I could
>>> just hit enter because I new the machine was waiting for me
>>> to conferm I really wanted a plain text install. Evidently, it goes into
>>> the install procedure on the console instead of a telnet
>>> session. The fc10 documentation says that telnet is still supported.
>>> Anyone got any comments?
>>> I tried unsuccessfully to upgrade this server with preupgrade. Now, I
>>> have a server, with no serial ports (serial console), and
>>> no way to recover with telnet.
>>> does anyone know of any pci serial cards that will do com1..4 3f8, 2f8,
>>> irq's 3/4?
>>> Thanks for any information you might have.
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