Bug 101267 - HTTP install method doesn't let you go back when it can't load a file
HTTP install method doesn't let you go back when it can't load a file
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
beta1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Mike McLean
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Blocks: CambridgeTarget
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Reported: 2003-07-30 10:57 EDT by Mike Shaver
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:56 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-08-14 12:47:40 EDT
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Description Mike Shaver 2003-07-30 10:57:00 EDT
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Description of problem:
After an error loading a file (such as caused by bug 101625), you have to reboot
the system in order to specify a new URL for the HTTP fetchery, rather than just
going [Back] and giving a new site.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Severn beta 1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start HTTP install
2. Get error
   

Actual Results:  Just an [OK] dialog (and it's not OK!).

Expected Results:  Ask me if I'd like to go [Back] and pick a new method or
site-address.
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2003-08-04 16:21:41 EDT
Bug 101625 refers to a problem rebooting the system - is that the bug you meant
to reference?
Comment 2 Mike Shaver 2003-08-04 16:45:57 EDT
No, quite not.  I meant bug 101265, sorry.
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2003-08-14 12:47:40 EDT
If there are problems with the URL specified in stage 2 (the later part of the
install) I do not see us adding support for prompting for a new site.

If the loader (initial bootstrap program) is unable to find the stage 2 image at
the URL specified there we do prompt for a new site.

The site selected has to have a internally consistent set of installation files
in the directory layout expected.

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