Choosing "Reboot" in rescue menu jumps to main menu

Bug #218549 reported by Martin Pitt on 2008-04-17
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
rescue (Ubuntu)
Colin Watson
Colin Watson

Bug Description

TEST CASE: On selecting "Reboot the system" from the rescue menu, it does not reboot, but throws me into the installer's main menu. From that menu it is not immediately clear what to do, since it does not have a reboot. "Abort installation" does fine, but it would be better to reboot straight away. (Reproducible on Hardy.)

This is due to a change in rescue 1.12 that tried to db_subst a question that only exists for some of the options on the rescue menu. Checking its return code is sufficient. This has been done in rescue 1.14 in Debian, which will be synced into intrepid once it's open for business. is a patch suitable for hardy-proposed. Note that debian-installer needs to be uploaded afterwards for this to be testable.

Possible regressions for this patch should be limited to other entries on the rescue menu not working, which can easily be verified.

Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2008-04-17
Changed in rescue:
assignee: nobody → kamion
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Fix Committed
Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

Please sync rescue 1.14 from Debian after RC to fix this. (It has some other changes; I haven't verified this from the diff but the changelog says they're just translation changes.)

Changed in rescue:
milestone: none → ubuntu-8.04
Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2008-04-23
Changed in rescue:
milestone: ubuntu-8.04 → ubuntu-8.04.1

seen with the final isos as well (amd64 alternate).

Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :
description: updated
Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2008-04-28
description: updated
Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

Uploaded to hardy-proposed.

Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

Accepted into hardy-proposed. I guess testing this needs to wait until we build some test ISOs from hardy-proposed?

Steve Langasek (vorlon) on 2008-05-02
Changed in rescue:
milestone: ubuntu-8.04.1 → none
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package rescue - 1.14

rescue (1.14) unstable; urgency=low

  * Fix selection of menu items without a corresponding intro question,
    broken in rescue 1.12 (LP: #218549).

  [ Updated translations ]
  * Amharic (am.po) by tegegne tefera
  * Arabic (ar.po) by Ossama M. Khayat
  * Basque (eu.po) by Piarres Beobide
  * Marathi (mr.po)
  * Punjabi (Gurmukhi) (pa.po) by Amanpreet Singh Alam

rescue (1.13) unstable; urgency=low

  [ Updated translations ]
  * Amharic (am.po) by tegegne tefera
  * Belarusian (be.po) by Hleb Rubanau
  * German (de.po) by Jens Seidel
  * Dzongkha (dz.po) by Jurmey Rabgay
  * Esperanto (eo.po) by Serge Leblanc
  * Basque (eu.po) by Piarres Beobide
  * Finnish (fi.po) by Esko Arajärvi
  * Galician (gl.po) by Jacobo Tarrio
  * Hindi (hi.po) by Kumar Appaiah
  * Hungarian (hu.po) by SZERVÁC Attila
  * Indonesian (id.po) by Arief S Fitrianto
  * Central Khmer (km.po) by Khoem Sokhem
  * Korean (ko.po) by Changwoo Ryu
  * Kurdish (ku.po) by Amed Çeko Jiyan
  * Lithuanian (lt.po) by Kęstutis Biliūnas
  * Latvian (lv.po) by Viesturs Zarins
  * Malayalam (ml.po) by Praveen|പ്രവീണ്‍ A|എ
  * Norwegian Bokmål (nb.po) by Hans Fredrik Nordhaug
  * Norwegian Nynorsk (nn.po) by Håvard Korsvoll
  * Panjabi (pa.po) by Amanpreet Singh Alam
  * Polish (pl.po) by Bartosz Fenski
  * Romanian (ro.po) by Eddy Petrișor
  * Slovak (sk.po) by Ivan Masár
  * Slovenian (sl.po) by Matej Kovacic
  * Albanian (sq.po) by Elian Myftiu
  * Turkish (tr.po) by Recai Oktaş
  * Ukrainian (uk.po)
  * Traditional Chinese (zh_TW.po) by Tetralet

 -- Ubuntu Archive Auto-Sync <email address hidden> Fri, 02 May 2008 02:24:35 +0100

Changed in rescue:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) wrote :

I've reproduced the bug in the original released Hardy images and have verified that this is fixed in the daily 8.04.1 iso image snapshots (alternative CD from 20080812.4), which claims to have the 1.12ubuntu1 version in -proposed. I've also verified that the other rescue menu options work as expected.

Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

Copied to hardy-updates.

Changed in rescue:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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