Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 204797
anaconda needs to require rhpl to be installed
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:27 EST
Description of problem:
Having problems with http kickstarting with --nobase
Anaconda hangs on bootloader section... anaconda debugging shows
anaconda going through the steps:
File /usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/rhpl/executil.py not found
Shouldn't anaconda be installing the rhpl package regardless of package
selection, just like it does the booty package, since it actually requires rhpl
to be installed when writing the bootloader?
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEL4 U4 x86_64
Do an http kickstart with:
This will be fixed in the next build of anaconda. If you require this fix in an
updated version of RHEL, please talk to your support representative who will
raise the issue through the proper channels. For now, it's simple enough for
you to work around this problem by just adding rhpl to your packages section.
Sounds good. How is this fixed specifically? Is anaconda always going to
install rhpl specificially, regardless of the contents of the %packages section?
We're keeping a list of packages that anaconda requires to have installed on the
system for things that we do post-installation. These will be installed
regardless of what you do in kickstart because they are selected after all the
%packages section processing has occurred.
Perfect.... so far I've stumbled into these four being missing: