Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 104259
rhn-applet don't indicate when new packages are available in "Beta Updates".
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:31 EST
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Description of problem:
up2date and http://rhn.redhat.com/ indicate that there are new packages
available but rhn-applet don't (rhn-applet-gui and rhn-applet-tui).
To be honest, i never see rhn-applet turning red with severn.
Red Hat Linux (Severn) 9.0.93 - Beta
Red Hat Linux (Severn) 9.0.93 - Beta Updates
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
I see this too - rhn-applet does not notice new packages in the "Red Hat Linux
(Severn) 9.0.93 - Beta Updates" channel. May be it just "forgets" to look beyond
the primary channel?
Exactly -- with Fedora test 2, it looks like it notices changes in the primary
channel, but not in subchannels
*** Bug 106249 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 106549 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
rhn-applet-2.1.1-1 reported updates available in several non-RHN channels for
me, so I'd guess the problem of checking only the base channel is fixed, no?
in a fully up2date system rhn-applet-2.1.2-1 still does not report about new
it goes red only after right-clicking on it and selecting "Check for updates"
Yes I have seen it both working and not working in this respect.
I have not been able to debug this yet,
The same thing just happened to me with FC1. I knew there were a few
updates in the updates dir but about 7 hours later, my icon still was
a blue check instead of a red bang. Right clicking on the icon and
telling it to "Check Updates" caused it to immediately turn into a red
same issue, FC1. up2date -l will show many new packages in
but RHN Alert Notification Tool shows no updates with the following
The applet has been unable to access the following information sources
in its last attempts: fedora-core-1 @
http://fedora.redhat.com/releases/fedora-core-1, updates-released @
Chris Stankaitis, you have an old rhn-applet that cannot handle
redirects. Thats a different bug that has already been fixed in
rhn-applet-2.1.4-2 which can be obtained by typing:
rhn-applet isn't listed as an available update when I run up2date
(though, all other errata are, if I perform an up2date -l).
I get the same error as Chris, and am only offered rhn-applet-2.1.2-1
as a choice.
Any chance this hasn't been pushed to fedora-core-1 or the updates
It's in the testing updates channel.
Yep, I think I will push it to the update channel soon,
just to note for the record, updating to rhn-applet-2.1.4-3 resolved
Seems fixed in FC2 T2.