Bug 191548 - VNC reversed connection - "install exited abnormally"
VNC reversed connection - "install exited abnormally"
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2006-05-12 16:15 EDT by eric magaoay
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-05-15 11:09:49 EDT
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Description eric magaoay 2006-05-12 16:15:00 EDT
Description of problem:
While attempting to connect to vnc client, the install program "exited abnormally"

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Prepare a reversed connection VNC installation with the following kickstart
config file example (ks.cfg):
     # assumed ks.cfg located at
     # make sure port 6603 is open @ viewer host
     vnc --host --port 6603
     # assumed installation source tree
     url --url

2. From the listening VNC viewer @ type
     vncviewer -listen 6603  

3. start the installation. While in the startup/boot command prompt type:
     linux vnc ks=      
Actual results:
install exited while attempting to connect to vnc client on host

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 836, in ?
File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 398, in runVNC
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/vnc.py", line 279, in startVNCServer
   output = iutil.execWithCapture(argv[0],argv,catchfd=2)
NameError: global name 'iutil' is not defined

Expected results:
install program should have proceeded without error

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