Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 120485
Disable firewall in installation does not take effect
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:12 EST
Description of problem:
I found this issue on RHEL4_Alpha2 release.
When I install RHEL4_Alpha2 on top of all IA32 platforms,I set the
firewall as "disable". However, after the system is installed and
booted up, I found that the firewall is still active.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
1) Install RHEL4_Alpha2_IA32 on a ia32 platform.
2) During installation,
A firewall can help prevent unauthorized access to your computer
outside world. Would you like to enable a firewall?
Enable firewall [*]No firewall
OK Customize Back
Select "No firewall" and "OK".
3) After the installtion finished and system booted up, run "setup"
=> "Firewall Configuration", it could be found that firewall is still
Although installation provide an entry for user to disable firewall,
it has no effect at all.
firewall selection can take effect.
This is fixed in later trees