Bug 107902 - anaconda traceback when doing VNC install over telnet
anaconda traceback when doing VNC install over telnet
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
s390 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-10-24 06:18 EDT by Karsten Hopp
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-01-16 12:16:51 EST
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Description Karsten Hopp 2003-10-24 06:18:05 EDT
Description of problem: 
Anaconda prints out a traceback and aborts the installation when 
vncserver starts. 
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 
How reproducible: 
Steps to Reproduce: 
1. add vnc to .parm file 
2. start .exec file  
3. telnet to install environment 
4. select install method, enter server and path 
5. ...traceback 
Actual results: 
login: root 
Welcome to the Red Hat Linux install environment 1.01 for S/390 
Running anaconda, the Red Hat Enterprise Linux system installer - please 
Starting VNC... 
The VNC server now running. 
Please connect to devel13.z900.redhat.com:1 to begin the install... 
Traceback (most recent call last): 
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 844, in ? 
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 218, in startVNCServer 
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 238, in doStartupX11Actions 
    import xutils 
ImportError: libX11.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or 
Connection closed by foreign host. 
Expected results: 
normal VNC installation 
Additional info:
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2003-11-03 15:38:41 EST
Committed something that should fix this to CVS
Comment 3 Jay Turner 2004-01-16 12:16:51 EST
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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