Boot menu options don't take effect on server and alternate images

Bug #1419565 reported by Lyn Perrine on 2015-02-09
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gfxboot-theme-ubuntu (Ubuntu)
High
Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre

Bug Description

Boot a Feburary 8th alternate install image of lubuntu of feburary 8th image of ubuntu-server and select high contrast. The color is the same as regular so this option has no effect. To reporduce boot an alternate installer and press f5 for accessability then select high contrast with the arrow keys and press enter. select install lubuntu from the menu the installer starts but with the normal color scheme.

Ubuntu15.04
I am unable from the installer itself to get the debain but it looks like version Candidate: 20101020ubuntu362
  Version table:
     20101020ubuntu362 0
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ vivid/main amd64 Packages

Lyn Perrine (walterorlin) wrote :
Lyn Perrine (walterorlin) wrote :
Lyn Perrine (walterorlin) wrote :
Lyn Perrine (walterorlin) wrote :
Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu ISO testing tracker.

A list of all reports related to this bug can be found here:
http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/reports/bugs/1419565

tags: added: iso-testing
Changed in debian-installer (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
tags: added: vivid
description: updated

Indeed, high-contrast, any much of the boot settings on the server iso (and apparently alternate images) appear to not work properly. Reassigning this to gfxboot-theme-ubuntu; which seems like it's more likely to be the package at fault: if one edits the command line manually to add the right options, they are properly taken and used.

Of note; the desktop image seems to work just fine.

affects: debian-installer (Ubuntu) → gfxboot-theme-ubuntu (Ubuntu)
Changed in gfxboot-theme-ubuntu (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre (mathieu-tl)
status: New → Triaged
summary: - high contrast does not work from menu
+ Boot menu options don't take effect on server and alternate images

This would be a duplicate of bug 1427252; marking it as such...

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