Description of problem:
If you are registering a system for the first time (or any time you
are registering a system in which /etc/sysconfig/rhn/systemid is not
present), rhnreg_ks will not automatically start rhnsd on your behalf.
This is because rhnreg_ks tries to start rhnsd before it writes out
the systemid, but rhnsd checks for a systemid and refuses to start
unless one is present.
Either write out the systemid first, or remove the check for a
systemid prior to starting rhnsd.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
rhel-3-u4, rhel-4-rc, probably rhel-2-u5 but didn't check
issue exists in rhel-2-u5 also
up2date-4.4.8 should have the fix
(this version is aimed for rhel3 and rhel4)
up2date-2.9.13 should have the fix for rhel2.1
We don't have an errata for U1, so guess this isn't getting fixed there. Moving
from the U1 blocker list.
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