Bug 14655 - ftp client broken on rescue disk
ftp client broken on rescue disk
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
winston gold
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Reported: 2000-07-26 06:17 EDT by Hans de Goede
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-04 17:45:34 EDT
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Description Hans de Goede 2000-07-26 06:17:10 EDT
I had the following email discussion a long time ago, this was during the
6.2 beta cycle. I just noticed with beta4 that this is still not fixed, and
since there still is no seperate rescue disk bugzilla entry I'm filing this
against anaconda.

Tim Waugh wrote:
> On Sat, 1 Apr 2000, Hans de Goede wrote:
> > The ftp command in the rescue mode of the cd doesn't work, this is due
> > to a missign /etc/services, but even with a valid /etc/services it
> > still fails, the problem then is that I can't login, it never asks for
> > a password, and instead always fails to log in.
> Remove /dev/tty and re-make it.  For some reason, it ends up as a regular
> file rather than char 5 0.
> Tim.
> */

Maybe an errata with just text on howto create /etc/services and
/dev/tty, if this is on the floppy image (which I think it is) maybe
even a new image (I don't think this is that important, but if a new
image is needed for something anyways, like some adapters, it might as
well fix this)

And what about a bugzilal entry for the resuce disk, so I can enter
this, so that it will atleast be fixed for 7.0.


Comment 1 Glen Foster 2000-07-30 16:53:56 EDT
Request for separate "rescue disk" bug-bucket is bug number 14861
Comment 2 Glen Foster 2000-07-30 16:55:15 EDT
This defect is considered MUST-FIX for Winston gold-release
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2000-08-10 18:21:25 EDT
Fixed in RC1.
Comment 4 Hans de Goede 2000-08-21 05:51:14 EDT
/etc/services has been fixed, but /dev/tty is still a regular file instead of a
char device 5-0.

I don't want to be a smartass, but maybe next time actually try to see if it is
really fixed yourself?
Comment 5 Michael Fulbright 2000-10-04 17:45:30 EDT
I was able to use ftp to transfer files using the rescue mode in the final 7.0

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