Bug 14655 - ftp client broken on rescue disk
Summary: ftp client broken on rescue disk
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact:
URL:
Whiteboard: winston gold
Keywords:
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2000-07-26 10:17 UTC by Hans de Goede
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-04 21:45:34 UTC


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Description Hans de Goede 2000-07-26 10:17:10 UTC
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.

Regards,

Hans

Comment 1 Glen Foster 2000-07-30 20:53:56 UTC
Request for separate "rescue disk" bug-bucket is bug number 14861

Comment 2 Glen Foster 2000-07-30 20:55:15 UTC
This defect is considered MUST-FIX for Winston gold-release

Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2000-08-10 22:21:25 UTC
Fixed in RC1.

Comment 4 Hans de Goede 2000-08-21 09:51:14 UTC
/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 21:45:30 UTC
I was able to use ftp to transfer files using the rescue mode in the final 7.0
product.


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