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'''*** NOTE: Fedora Core 5 is an end-of-lifed release, as of Friday June 29th, 2007. This page is kept for historical reasons only. ***'''
 
'''*** NOTE: Fedora Core 5 is an end-of-lifed release, as of Friday June 29th, 2007. This page is kept for historical reasons only. ***'''
 
 
  
 
== Release Summary, Announcement and Notes ==
 
== Release Summary, Announcement and Notes ==
  
* http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FC5ReleaseSummary. Make sure you read this page and related references in detail.
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* [[FC5ReleaseSummary]]. Make sure you read this page and related references in detail.
  
 
== List of FC5 Bugs and RFE's ==
 
== List of FC5 Bugs and RFE's ==
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* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?product=Fedora+Core&version=fc5&bug_status=NEEDINFO_REPORTER&short_desc_type=allwordssubstr&short_desc=&long_desc_type=allwordssubstr&long_desc= Status = NEEDINFO_REPORTER]  
 
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?product=Fedora+Core&version=fc5&bug_status=NEEDINFO_REPORTER&short_desc_type=allwordssubstr&short_desc=&long_desc_type=allwordssubstr&long_desc= Status = NEEDINFO_REPORTER]  
 
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?product=Fedora+Core&version=fc5&bug_status=NEEDINFO_ENG&short_desc_type=allwordssubstr&short_desc=&long_desc_type=allwordssubstr&long_desc= Status = NEEDINFO_ENG]  
 
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?product=Fedora+Core&version=fc5&bug_status=NEEDINFO_ENG&short_desc_type=allwordssubstr&short_desc=&long_desc_type=allwordssubstr&long_desc= Status = NEEDINFO_ENG]  
 
  
 
== Installer and Package Management ==
 
== Installer and Package Management ==
  
* Package selection screen has been revamped and does not feature the minimal and full installation options. You can right click on the group in Anaconda and Pirut or use yum to install the optional components included in it. More details at https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=186007
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* Package selection screen has been revamped and does not feature the minimal and full installation options. You can right click on the group in Anaconda and Pirut or use yum to install the optional components included in it. More details in Bug #[[rhbug:186007|186007]].
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=186059 Bug 186059] ide drive not recognized (dmraid problem)
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* Bug #[[rhbug:186059|186059]] ide drive not recognized (dmraid problem)
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=178143 Bug 178143] won't boot on Emachines T5026 '' Workaround:''  boot: vmlinuz initrd=initrd.img
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* Bug #[[rhbug:178143|178143]] won't boot on Emachines T5026 '' Workaround:''  boot: vmlinuz initrd=initrd.img
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=FC5Turkish Bug FC5Turkish] FC5 Installation as well as Pirut crashes when adding the Turkish language packages.
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* Bug [[rhbug:FC5Turkish | FC5Turkish]] FC5 Installation as well as Pirut crashes when adding the Turkish language packages.
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=188750] - Pirut does not support installing packages from media out of the box. This is a planned feature. http://katzj.livejournal.com/380795.html  Look at http://www.city-fan.org/tips/YumRepoFromImages for a way to do this currently.
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* Bug #[[rhbug:188750|188750]] - Pirut does not support installing packages from media out of the box. This is a planned feature. http://katzj.livejournal.com/380795.html  Look at http://www.city-fan.org/tips/YumRepoFromImages for a way to do this currently.
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=186512 Bug 186512] mediacheck fails on some hardware.
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* Bug #[[rhbug:186512|186512]] mediacheck fails on some hardware.
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=186202 Bug 186202] kernel-devel and other packages missing in x86 CD ISO images but are present in DVD image.
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* Bug #[[rhbug:186202|186202]] kernel-devel and other packages missing in x86 CD ISO images but are present in DVD image.
 
* Note from LuyaTshimbalanga: some Fedora Core users who use dual-boot encountered strange issue with GRUB. After installing Fedora Core Release 5, GRUB won't load menu and will go to prompt mode. If it happens, boot FC5 disc 1 or Rescue Disc, make sure to enter "chroot /mnt/sysimage" in command line then do "grub-install /dev/hda --recheck" to fix the problem. Original issue from http://forums.fedoraforum.org/forum/showthread.php?t=101240&highlight=grub
 
* Note from LuyaTshimbalanga: some Fedora Core users who use dual-boot encountered strange issue with GRUB. After installing Fedora Core Release 5, GRUB won't load menu and will go to prompt mode. If it happens, boot FC5 disc 1 or Rescue Disc, make sure to enter "chroot /mnt/sysimage" in command line then do "grub-install /dev/hda --recheck" to fix the problem. Original issue from http://forums.fedoraforum.org/forum/showthread.php?t=101240&highlight=grub
  
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* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/183191 Bug 183191] - gnome-mount failure produces erratic dialog boxes
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* Bug #[[rhbug:183191|183191]] - gnome-mount failure produces erratic dialog boxes
 
''STATUS:'' This bug has been filed upstream and will be fixed with an update when available.
 
''STATUS:'' This bug has been filed upstream and will be fixed with an update when available.
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=186836 Bug 186836] nautilus changing position of home directory icon on desktop.
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* Bug #[[rhbug:186836|186836]] nautilus changing position of home directory icon on desktop.
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=186685 Bug 186685] New login screen option is hidden by default in the menus due to console permission issues. Same problem for fast user switching in [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=186910 Bug 186910] and screensaver option in [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=186685 Bug 186685]  
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* Bug #[[rhbug:186685|186685]] New login screen option is hidden by default in the menus due to console permission issues. Same problem for fast user switching in Bug #[[rhbug:186910|186910]] and screensaver option in Bug #[[rhbug:186685|186685]]
 
* GNOME includes a menu editor now though it's not a menu item by itself. Just right click on the menu bar in the panel for a option to edit it.
 
* GNOME includes a menu editor now though it's not a menu item by itself. Just right click on the menu bar in the panel for a option to edit it.
 
  
 
== KDE Desktop ==
 
== KDE Desktop ==
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* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=186164 Bug 186414] Udev hang on boot
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* Bug #[[rhbug:186164|186414]] Udev hang on boot
 
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* Bug #[[rhbug:186538|186538]] Kudzu segfault
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=186538 Bug 186538] Kudzu segfault
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* Bug #[[rhbug:186179|186179]] Beagle is turned off by default since the dæmon has a memory leak (which has been fixed in an update).
 
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* Pilot sync issues. Bug #[[rhbug:186779|186779]], Bug #[[rhbug:186548|186548]], Bug #[[rhbug:186936|186936]]
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=186179 Bug 186179 ] Beagle is turned off by default since the dæmon has a memory leak (which has been fixed in an update).
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* Pilot sync issues. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=186779, https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=186548, https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=186936
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* Many applications such as gconf-editor are not installed by default anymore. Just use yum to install them.
 
* Many applications such as gconf-editor are not installed by default anymore. Just use yum to install them.
  
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== System Components ==
 
== System Components ==
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* Due to a POSIX change, some scripts that use deprecated syntax won't work anymore; check the link below for more details.
 
* Due to a POSIX change, some scripts that use deprecated syntax won't work anymore; check the link below for more details.
 
 
* Fixed disks are not mounted by default in GNOME anymore.
 
* Fixed disks are not mounted by default in GNOME anymore.
 
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* There are several other such issues and highlights available at [[Docs/Beats/PackageNotes]].
* There are several other such issues and highlights available at http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/Beats/PackageNotes.
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== Power Management ==
 
== Power Management ==
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/183709 Bug 183709] - Removing Think<code></code>Pad power cable causes suspend to RAM
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* Bug #[[rhbug:183709|183709]] - Removing ThinkPad power cable causes suspend to RAM
 
''STATUS:'' None yet.
 
''STATUS:'' None yet.
  
 
== Networking ==
 
== Networking ==
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/181839 Bug 181839] , [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/183609 183609] , [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/183829 183829] , [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/186073 186073] ... - Removing Network<code></code>Manager/Evolution/Beagle requires removing other packages
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* Bug #[[rhbug:181839|181839]], Bug #[[rhbug:183609|183609]], Bug #[[rhbug:183829|183829]], Bug #[[rhbug:186073|186073]]... - Removing NetworkManager/Evolution/Beagle requires removing other packages
 
It is not clear this is a "bug."  It is a dependency chain, and users do not have to use any of the implicated packages.
 
It is not clear this is a "bug."  It is a dependency chain, and users do not have to use any of the implicated packages.
To stop using Network<code></code>Manager:
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To stop using NetworkManager:
 
<pre>for i in NetworkManagerDispatcher NetworkManager dhcdbd ; do
 
<pre>for i in NetworkManagerDispatcher NetworkManager dhcdbd ; do
 
service $i stop ; chkconfig $i off
 
service $i stop ; chkconfig $i off
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== Kernel ==
 
== Kernel ==
 
 
* http://lwn.net/Articles/175793/. The original kernel does not support non GPL compatible modules. Fixed in an update.
 
* http://lwn.net/Articles/175793/. The original kernel does not support non GPL compatible modules. Fixed in an update.
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[[Category:Bugs]]
 
[[Category:Bugs]]

Revision as of 16:46, 9 June 2008

Contents

Fedora Core 5 - Common Bugs and Known Issues

This page documents common bugs in Fedora Core 5 and, if available, fixes or workarounds for these problems. If you find your problem in this page, do not file a bug for it. Where appropriate, a reference to the current bug(s) in Bugzilla is included.

*** NOTE: Fedora Core 5 is an end-of-lifed release, as of Friday June 29th, 2007. This page is kept for historical reasons only. ***

Release Summary, Announcement and Notes

List of FC5 Bugs and RFE's

See Bug Status for more information.

Installer and Package Management

  • Package selection screen has been revamped and does not feature the minimal and full installation options. You can right click on the group in Anaconda and Pirut or use yum to install the optional components included in it. More details in Bug #186007.
  • Bug #186059 ide drive not recognized (dmraid problem)
  • Bug #178143 won't boot on Emachines T5026 Workaround: boot: vmlinuz initrd=initrd.img
  • Bug FC5Turkish FC5 Installation as well as Pirut crashes when adding the Turkish language packages.
  • Bug #188750 - Pirut does not support installing packages from media out of the box. This is a planned feature. http://katzj.livejournal.com/380795.html Look at http://www.city-fan.org/tips/YumRepoFromImages for a way to do this currently.
  • Bug #186512 mediacheck fails on some hardware.
  • Bug #186202 kernel-devel and other packages missing in x86 CD ISO images but are present in DVD image.
  • Note from LuyaTshimbalanga: some Fedora Core users who use dual-boot encountered strange issue with GRUB. After installing Fedora Core Release 5, GRUB won't load menu and will go to prompt mode. If it happens, boot FC5 disc 1 or Rescue Disc, make sure to enter "chroot /mnt/sysimage" in command line then do "grub-install /dev/hda --recheck" to fix the problem. Original issue from http://forums.fedoraforum.org/forum/showthread.php?t=101240&highlight=grub

Graphical Desktop

GNOME Desktop

  • Bug #183191 - gnome-mount failure produces erratic dialog boxes

STATUS: This bug has been filed upstream and will be fixed with an update when available.

  • Bug #186836 nautilus changing position of home directory icon on desktop.
  • Bug #186685 New login screen option is hidden by default in the menus due to console permission issues. Same problem for fast user switching in Bug #186910 and screensaver option in Bug #186685
  • GNOME includes a menu editor now though it's not a menu item by itself. Just right click on the menu bar in the panel for a option to edit it.

KDE Desktop

Common Applications

  • Bug #186414 Udev hang on boot
  • Bug #186538 Kudzu segfault
  • Bug #186179 Beagle is turned off by default since the dæmon has a memory leak (which has been fixed in an update).
  • Pilot sync issues. Bug #186779, Bug #186548, Bug #186936
  • Many applications such as gconf-editor are not installed by default anymore. Just use yum to install them.

System and Preference Configuration Tools

System Components

  • Due to a POSIX change, some scripts that use deprecated syntax won't work anymore; check the link below for more details.
  • Fixed disks are not mounted by default in GNOME anymore.
  • There are several other such issues and highlights available at Docs/Beats/PackageNotes.

Power Management

  • Bug #183709 - Removing ThinkPad power cable causes suspend to RAM

STATUS: None yet.

Networking

  • Bug #181839, Bug #183609, Bug #183829, Bug #186073... - Removing NetworkManager/Evolution/Beagle requires removing other packages

It is not clear this is a "bug." It is a dependency chain, and users do not have to use any of the implicated packages. To stop using NetworkManager:

for i in NetworkManagerDispatcher NetworkManager dhcdbd ; do
service $i stop ; chkconfig $i off
done
  • To stop using Beagle, from the main menu, select System -> Preferences -> Search & Indexing, and deselect Start search & indexing services automatically.

Kernel