Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 132945
up2date error with Traceback message
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:04 EST
Description of problem:
I had get an error message while I run up2date
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/gui.py", line 752, in
self.hardware = hardware.Hardware()
File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/hardware.py", line 531, in
ret = read_network()
File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/hardware.py", line 359, in
hostname, ipaddr = findHostByRoute()
File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/hardware.py", line 328, in
(server, port) = string.split(server_port, ':')
File "/usr/lib/python2.2/string.py", line 122, in split
return s.split(sep, maxsplit)
AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'split'
I cannot register any profile to use up2date. Does anyone know how to
solve it? Many thanks!
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Created attachment 105815 [details]
patch for workaround
workaround patch. see bug comments
sorry, this comment was intended to precede the above patch...
i had the same problem. apparently it has to do with the
'self.hardware' object not containing a field named 'class' for every
'hw' in the iteration (please excuse my lack of python-oriented
terminology -- i'd never seen python before this).
a *work-around* is as follows (see one-liner diff in attachment [well,
essentially one-liner, python doesn't diff well with all that
essential formatting...]), simply check to see whether the current
'hw' object in the loop iteration has a 'class' key.
this DOES NOT fix whatever is causing the self.hardware object to
contain entries without the 'class' field. for that, i unfortunately
have no suggestion or idea.
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