Bug 198766 - anaconda crashes on http install
anaconda crashes on http install
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Cantrell
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2006-07-13 09:10 EDT by Stefan Geuns
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-08-08 11:29:43 EDT
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Description Stefan Geuns 2006-07-13 09:10:53 EDT
Description of problem:
I did a http install with core 6 test 1 and anaconda crashes after I filled in 
the static ip and subnetmask. I get a signal 6 and then the shutdown messages 
(like unmounting file systems etc.) are all over the (blue) screen and it 
tells me to reboot. I have to hold down the laptops on/off button for 4 
seconds before it shuts down.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Download vmlinuz and initrd for core 6 test 1, reboot into these
2. Select http install
3. Enter static ip and subnetmask
  
Actual results:
Crash

Expected results:
Fetch base2.img etc. and continue with install.

Additional info:
FTP does work on same (local) server.
Comment 1 David Cantrell 2006-07-13 14:47:44 EDT
Static IP configuration didn't work in FC6 test 1's loader.  It works in rawhide
now.
Comment 2 Lonni J Friedman 2006-08-07 19:40:08 EDT
I'm seeing the same crash with DHCP in test2.
Comment 3 David Cantrell 2006-08-08 09:13:05 EDT
Please provide the stack trace messages and describe what values you typed in
the network configuration screen.

Thanks.
Comment 4 Lonni J Friedman 2006-08-08 10:02:09 EDT
Turns out this is the same as a few of the other bugzilla bugs where there's a
crash when attempting an http or ftp based installation.  This is triggered when
the directory path that is entered is not preceeded with a /
Comment 5 David Cantrell 2006-08-08 11:29:43 EDT
Yeah, we got a fix for that in to CVS on Friday.

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