Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 124612
Wrong package name after saving as ks.cfg
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:43 EST
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Description of problem:
After creating a ks.cfg file with the system-config-kickstart gui,
under the section "Package Selection" and then under the
category "Desktop", the name of the "KDE Desktop Environment" will be
written as "@ KDE Desktop Environment" instead of "@ kde-desktop" in
When you use this file to install Fedora Core 2 with this ks.cfg an
warning appears as follows: "You have specified that the group KDE
Desktop Environment should be installed. This group does not exist.
Would you like to continue or abort your installation?".
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create ks.cfg with system-config-kickstart
2. Under "Package Selection"
3. Then under "Desktops"
4. Tick "KDE Desktop Environment"
5. Save file (ks.cfg)to floppy
6. Insert floppy and Fedora Core 2 CD and start PC
7. Warning appears after querying KDE Desktop Environment
Actual Results: A warning message appears ("You have specified that
the group KDE Desktop Environment should be installed. This group
does not exist. Would you like to continue or abort your
Expected Results: Kickstart should accept selected package
called "KDE Desktop Environment".
If you continue the installation, the group KDE Desktop Environment
won't be installed. The same happens if you install Fedora Core 2 via
a network connection, i.e. NFS etc.
Should be fixed in system-config-kickstart-2.5.11-1 as soon as I build
a new version in Rawhide. Thanks for your report.