Bug 215190 - Should not need a root password for a preview
Summary: Should not need a root password for a preview
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-kickstart
Version: 6
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Chris Lumens
QA Contact:
Keywords: Reopened
: 592650 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-11-12 06:50 UTC by Russell Coker
Modified: 2010-05-20 15:07 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2006-11-20 15:13:56 UTC

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Description Russell Coker 2006-11-12 06:50:26 UTC
I maintain my kickstart configuration files with vi and often use 
system-config-kickstart to discover the syntax needed for a particular 
configuration option.  To do this I run s-c-k and copy data from the preview 

To display the preview I have to enter a root password even though it will 
never be used.

I believe that this should be changed to a warning condition rather than an 

Comment 1 Russell Coker 2006-11-19 04:53:45 UTC
Not fixed in 2.6.17-1.fc7.

Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2006-11-20 15:13:56 UTC
No, it will be fixed in 2.6.18 which I will probably also make an FC-6 update
for.  I need to review my bug list to see if there's anything else I can get
into this release before making it later today.

Comment 3 Chris Lumens 2010-05-20 15:07:40 UTC
*** Bug 592650 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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