Bug 83196

Summary: firstboot had gethostbyaddr() errors
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Miroslav Krajca <miroslav>
Component: firstbootAssignee: Brent Fox <bfox>
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Miroslav Krajca 2003-01-31 04:27:25 UTC
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Description of problem:
Traceback (most recent call last): 
  File "/usr/share/firstboot/firstbootWindow.py", line 153, in __init__ 
    vbox, eventbox = module.launch() 
  File "/usr/share/firstboot/modules/date.py", line 75, in launch 
  File "/usr/share/firstboot/modules/date.py", line 64, in setupScreen 
    self.datePage = date_gui.datePage(self.dateBackend) 
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-date/date_gui.py", line 171, in __init__ 
    ntpServer = socket.gethostbyaddr(ntpServerIP)[0] 
TypeError: gethostbyaddr() argument 1 must be string, not None

Machine was booted in SMP kernel.
Type of machine:  Dual AMD Athlon MP
                  Tyan S2466-4M motherboard
                  1 gig Ram

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How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1. this only occured during the initial install.

Additional info:

firstboot continued as normal afterwards

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-01-31 05:10:09 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 82061 ***

Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:51:31 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.