Bug 572627

Summary: cobbler deletes /var/www/cobbler/pub/ required by cobbler-web "Build ISO" action
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Robert Vogelgesang <vogel>
Component: cobblerAssignee: John Eckersberg <jeckersb>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 12CC: awood, dgoodwin, jeckersb, shenson, vanmeeuwen+fedora
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Description Robert Vogelgesang 2010-03-11 12:52:14 EST
Description of problem:
Some unknown automatic process in cobbler or cobbler-web deletes /var/www/cobbler/pub/ after installation, and any subsequent "Build ISO" action of the web interface fails because the output of this should go in this directory. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora-12 with cobbler and web interface, and configure cobbler until "cobbler check" is happy
2. click around in the web interface, observe that /var/www/cobbler/pub/ gets removed
3. click "Build ISO" in the web interface and observe failure
Actual results:
Action fails, /var/log/cobbler/task/*_buildiso.log contains:
Thu Mar 11 18:24:32 2010 - INFO | running: mkisofs -o /var/www/cobbler/pub/generated.iso -r -b isolinux/isolinux.bin -c isolinux/boot.cat -no-emul-boot -boot-load-size 4 -boot-info-table -V Cobbler\ Install -R -J -T /buildiso
genisoimage: No such file or directory. Unable to open disc image file '/var/www/cobbler/pub/generated.iso'.

Expected results:
ISO image should be generated

Additional info:
See also bug #572490, reported by me today, where I mentioned the "missing" /var/www/cobbler/pub/, too.
Comment 1 Robert Vogelgesang 2010-03-12 06:00:46 EST
Additional info: Using the "cobbler buildiso" command as root works as expected, because this command per default puts the iso into root's home directory instead of "/var/www/cobbler/pub/".
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