Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 216714
hwbrowser is unable to start
Last modified: 2009-06-19 06:03:31 EDT
Description of problem:
[root@localhost ~]# hwbrowser
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/hwbrowser/DeviceList.py", line 232, in ?
File "/usr/share/hwbrowser/DeviceList.py", line 171, in reread_device_type_list
list.set (iter, 0, hardware.get_category_string (key), 1, key)
File "/usr/share/hwbrowser/DeviceList.py", line 109, in get_category_string
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Created attachment 141799 [details]
I've built hwbrowser-0.29-1.el5 in RHEL5 which should contain a fix for this --
it should recognize ATA-, SATA-controllers now as well as be more gracious about
unknown device classes. You can download the package I built for testing from:
Note that the package isn't signed, its checksums are:
Please report back whether this fixes your problem.
hwbrowser-0.29-1.el5 is OK.
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*** Bug 219177 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Even there seems to be a fix for this bug, Dell wants to make sure that this is
shipped in 5.0.0 and fixes their i386 systems. Thus Dell wants it to be a
blocker for 5.0.0.
hwbrowser in comment#3 resolves bug 219177 as well.
Marking VERIFIED based on comment #9 plus the fact that RCS6 has later version
RH- Please close based on comments #9 and #10. Thanks.