Bug 186210 - FTP - Anaconda crashes on the beginning of the installations
FTP - Anaconda crashes on the beginning of the installations
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Chris Lumens
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2006-03-22 04:40 EST by Noam Meltzer
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-03-23 17:12:33 EST
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Description Noam Meltzer 2006-03-22 04:40:57 EST
Description of problem:
When using Kickstart with FTP source, I wrote the following in the ks.cfg file:
url --url ftp://<IP>
without a slash (/) in the end. This caused anaconda to crash immediately.
(I have an anonymous ftp server which on the root dir the RH installation is
I had to add a slash in the end of the string in order to make it work.
(like this:
utl --url file://<IP>/

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEL4 AS update3

How reproducible:
Always (according to description on top)
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2006-03-23 17:12:33 EST
This has been fixed in Rawhide and will be fixed in the next release of RHEL. 
In the meantime, please contact your support representative if you need this fix
in an update release.

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