Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 211494
system-config-netboot and pxeos are broken
Last modified: 2010-04-06 06:51:11 EDT
Description of problem:
Both the GUI system-config-netboot and the shell command pxeos have a bug. The
GUI stalls after populating the PXE server information. The pxeos command
gives an error
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. type: pxeos -a -D 0 --server redhatdev --location /sources/ -p NFS RHEL-ES
2. hit <enter>
3. see error
[root@redhatdev linux-install]# pxeos -a -D 0 --server redhatdev --
location /sources/ -p NFS RHEL-ES
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/sbin/pxeos", line 571, in ?
File "/usr/sbin/pxeos", line 97, in saveOSList
bootFD=open("%s/msgs/boot.msg" % PXEBOOTDIR,"w")
IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/tftpboot/linux-
creation of pxe boot tree under /tftpboot
I uninstalled this version and installed system-config-netboot-0.1.38-
1.noarch.rpm from FC5. That fixed my problem. From looking at the error, you
see two / characters (tftpboot/linux-install//msgs/boot.msg) This makes me
think that it is looking for another variable. The man page did not show
anything about other variables needed.
Hi, sorry for really long response time...
I'm trying to reproduce this error, but without any success, it works just fine
Doubled slash should not be an issue, that generally works. Just try "cat
/tftpboot/linux-install//msgs/boot.msg", it should really display a snake (if
the package is installed properly).
Is the issue still actual or should I just close the bug?
As there is now response from reporter, it was working for previous maintainer and the bug is old, I'm closing this bug as NOTABUG.