Bug 211054 - Text-mode install crashes on entering netmask as 24
Summary: Text-mode install crashes on entering netmask as 24
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Version: 6
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: David Cantrell
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Reported: 2006-10-16 23:21 UTC by Mark James
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-10-17 14:42:55 UTC
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Description Mark James 2006-10-16 23:21:07 UTC
Description of problem:

Installer exits on entering IP address 

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Launch installer with "linux text" 
2. Proceed to network configuration screen for first interface
3. Deselect DHCP
4. Select IPv4
5. Enter in IP address field
6. Enter 24 in netmask field (I was not sure if this was supposed to be 24 as in, or
7. hit OK
Actual results:

Installer exists with debug message (sorry, I was unable to capture this).

Expected results:

Should either accept this form of mask, or complain about format and allow correction.

Additional info:

This was with fc6-pre-i386 dvd

Comment 1 David Cantrell 2006-10-17 14:42:55 UTC
This is fixed in rawhide.  You can enter either a dotted-quad IPv4 netmask
(e.g., or the CIDR prefix (e.g., 24).  Both are acceptable.

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