Bug 174563 - anaconda crashes initializing the passwd file with /usr/sbin/usermod error
anaconda crashes initializing the passwd file with /usr/sbin/usermod error
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-11-30 00:25 EST by G.Wolfe Woodbury
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-11-30 22:52:40 EST
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anaconda dump of exception - date of rawhide 2005-11-29 (822.08 KB, text/plain)
2005-11-30 00:28 EST, G.Wolfe Woodbury
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Description G.Wolfe Woodbury 2005-11-30 00:25:07 EST
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Description of problem:
rawhide of 2005-11-29, install proceeds normally until anaconda goes to write the passwd file with the root passwd.  It produces a traceback with the ultimate error of "/usr/sbin/usermod can not be run"

Anaconda dump attached below.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.install rawhide mirrored to 2005-11-29

Actual Results:  traceback

Expected Results:  write the passwd file and proceed to install grub, etc...

Additional info:

work1: Celeron (Coppermine) @ 500MHz on MSI motherboard
       256 MB RAM       VIA chipset
Comment 1 G.Wolfe Woodbury 2005-11-30 00:28:39 EST
Created attachment 121623 [details]
anaconda dump of exception - date of rawhide 2005-11-29

also at http://wolves.homeip.net/~ggw/texts/anacdump.txt.20051130
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2005-11-30 22:52:40 EST
This is being caused by the selinux policy changes requiring some changes to how
anaconda uses policy -- hopefully fixed for tomorrow's rawhide

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