Bug 118087 - man doesn't work in rescue
Summary: man doesn't work in rescue
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: man   
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Version: 3.0
Hardware: i686 Linux
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Assignee: Eido Inoue
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2004-03-11 20:54 UTC by Susan Lauber
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: 1.5m2-5
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-03-24 20:14:40 UTC
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Description Susan Lauber 2004-03-11 20:54:12 UTC
Description of problem:
man does not work in rescue environment
A. calls /bin/gunzip which does not exist.
B. in a chroot /mnt/sysimage environment, MANPATH variable not correct.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot to rescue (we used boot.iso and NFS install server)
2. man man
3. gives error to indicate that /bin/gunzip not found and cannot find
man page.
4. makeing a ln -s /usr/bin/gunzip /bin/gunzip fixes for that session.

Then we tried in a chroot environment:

1. chroot /mnt/sysimage
2. man man
3. says man page not found
4. echo $MANPATH 
5. shows only /mnt/sysimage/* paths
6. man -M /usr/share/man man works fine.

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Comment 1 David Lawrence 2004-03-15 20:20:28 UTC
Changing product and version.

Comment 2 Eido Inoue 2004-03-24 20:14:40 UTC
fixed the gunzip problem in 1.5m2-5. MANPATH problem is to be
deferred. (there's two bugs in one bugzilla. please split them up)

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