Bug 867856

Summary: RuntimeError: Error running hwclock: No such file or directory
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Jan Stodola <jstodola>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team <anaconda-maint-list>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Priority: high    
Version: 18CC: anaconda-maint-list, dan, g.kaviyarasu, jonathan, mbanas, vanmeeuwen+fedora
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OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: anaconda-18.19-1 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-10-23 04:48:48 EDT Type: Bug
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Description Jan Stodola 2012-10-18 08:35:06 EDT
Description of problem:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/threads.py", line 91, in run
    threading.Thread.run(self, *args, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/threading.py", line 504, in run
    self.__target(*self.__args, **self.__kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/install.py", line 94, in doInstall
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/timezone.py", line 106, in save_hw_clock
    iutil.execWithRedirect(cmd, args, stdout="/dev/tty5", stderr="/dev/tty5")
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/iutil.py", line 193, in execWithRedirect
    raise RuntimeError, errstr
RuntimeError: Error running hwclock: No such file or directory

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
anaconda 18.17

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start installation in text or vnc mode
2. select partitioning, enter time zone/password and continue with the installation
Actual results:

Expected results:
anaconda creates partitioning and installs packages

Additional info:
tested only on s390x, not sure if the same traceback appears on x86_64
Comment 6 Dan HorĂ¡k 2012-10-18 09:05:53 EDT
It shouldn't happen on x86, hwclock doesn't exist on s390 at all

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2012-10-19 21:31:46 EDT
anaconda-18.19-1.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2012-10-19 23:50:27 EDT
Package anaconda-18.19-1.fc18:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 18 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing anaconda-18.19-1.fc18'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 9 Jan Stodola 2012-10-23 04:48:48 EDT
Retested on a compose with anaconda-18.19-1.fc18, this issue is fixed.

Closing this bug.