Bug 163954 - updateDiskless gives confusion error message if busybox-anaconda is missing in client root
updateDiskless gives confusion error message if busybox-anaconda is missing i...
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: redhat-config-netboot (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jason Vas Dias
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Blocks: 156320 164011
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Reported: 2005-07-22 08:18 EDT by bastiaan
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2005-486
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Last Closed: 2005-09-28 15:38:38 EDT
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Description bastiaan 2005-07-22 08:18:54 EDT
Description of problem:
If the user has forgotten to install busybox-anaconda on the client root,
it would be nice if updateDiskless would indicate that, instead of simply
complaining it cannot find the file in some obscure location. I suspect I'm not
the only person to fail to notice the relevant instruction in the System
Administration Guide :-)
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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a root fs for a diskless client following the System
Administration Guide, except do not install busybox-anaconda.
2. In redhat-config-netboot configure the diskless client setup using this root fs
Actual results:
redhat-config-netboot complains about busybox-anaconda not being found in some
temporary directory.

Expected results:
redhat-config-netboot should instruct the user to install busybox-anaconda in
the client root.
Additional info:
Comment 1 Jason Vas Dias 2005-07-22 16:41:19 EDT
This is now fixed with redhat-config-netboot-0.1.20-1_EL3, which will now 
present an error dialog if any required executable or modules file does not
exist in the client root.

Please download the new version from:
and let me know of any further issues with it - thank you!

Comment 4 bastiaan 2005-08-01 07:12:00 EDT
The error message is perfectly clear now, thanks!
Comment 5 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-09-28 15:38:38 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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