Bug 240038

Summary: Anaconda fails to start when using kickstart file.
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: dex <dex.mbox>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team <anaconda-maint-list>
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anaconda-fails-with-kickstart-file
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kickstart file
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anaconda not finding release notes & rpms
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kadischi-anaconda-crash none

Description dex 2007-05-14 16:32:35 UTC
Description of problem:
Anaconda fails to start when using kickstart file.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
anaconda-11.2.0.58-1
busybox-anaconda-1.2.2-8.fc7
anaconda-runtime-11.2.0.58-1

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run anaconda using kadischi.
2. run anaconda from cmd-line.
3.
  
Actual results:
anaconda goes into an endless 99% usage loop. 

Expected results:
anaconda to build install tree. 

Additional info:
Not using a kickstart file brings up the gui and package selection as normal
which then fails to grab some rpms & Release notes from mirrors. so thats two
bugs in one report will separate if requested.
Attaching Logs /tmp/anaconda.log
more info here:
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-livecd-list/2007-May/msg00064.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-livecd-list/2007-May/msg00062.html

Comment 1 dex 2007-05-14 16:32:35 UTC
Created attachment 154667 [details]
anaconda-fails-with-kickstart-file

Comment 2 dex 2007-05-14 16:36:39 UTC
Created attachment 154668 [details]
kickstart file

minimal kickstart file

Comment 3 dex 2007-05-14 16:54:01 UTC
Created attachment 154671 [details]
anaconda not finding release notes & rpms

Comment 4 dex 2007-05-24 14:55:55 UTC
using this command-line now brings up a successful text install, 
anaconda --kickstart=/home/dexter/mini-ks-cfg.ks --nompath --nodmraid
--rootpath=/tmp/kadischi.oluQuu
--method=http://mirror.atrpms.net/fedoracore/development/i386/os

Comment 5 dex 2007-05-24 14:58:43 UTC
components:
anaconda-runtime-11.2.0.63-2
busybox-anaconda-1.2.2-8.fc7
anaconda-11.2.0.63-2

Comment 6 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-06-12 03:53:46 UTC
requested by Jams Antill

Comment 7 dex 2007-06-22 17:34:02 UTC
updated to 
anaconda.i386 0:11.2.0.66-1 
anaconda-runtime.i386 0:11.2.0.66-1

will give it a test this week-end.

Comment 8 dex 2007-06-30 10:45:00 UTC
Created attachment 158289 [details]
kadischi-anaconda-crash

Comment 9 dex 2007-06-30 10:46:03 UTC
ok basically it failed again with anaconda.i386 0:11.2.0.66-1
but the way it failed raised the question about yum 3.2.1-1 it dies if you
peruse the logs reverting yum to 3.1.7-2 confirmed this breakage.


Comment 10 Chris Lumens 2007-07-02 14:22:05 UTC
This will be fixed in the next build of anaconda.