Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 219274
unhandled exception in nfs install
Last modified: 2016-06-23 00:45:16 EDT
Description of problem:
Anaconda is crashing when I try to perform an installation of a paravirtualized
guest through nfs. I think it has few to do with virt-install itself, since at
this time, the installation has already started, and anaconda is in charge of
I'm using a nfs repository at a remote machine.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start an rhel5 installation through virt-install
2. after defining root password, anaconda crashes
Created attachment 143382 [details]
What repository did you use? This looks like a malformed mirror (the repomd.xml
isn't referencing the comps file as it should)
Regardless of the repository used and any problems with xml files, shouldn't we
catch this exception and leave a message saying "malformed mirror, please try
But about the question, I used a local rsync of rhel5 nightly build.
We've already got a fix for this in Fedora. I'll attach a patch to this bug
report shortly to correct it on the RHEL5 branch since I agree that we should be
smarter about handling error messages.
Created attachment 149853 [details]
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Chris, please update the .pot file for the new string and Chester (cc'ed) will
be able to look after the translation effort.
Larry and Chris, FYI, there's an auto mechanism to update the .po files once
the .pot file is uploaded.
I've updated the anaconda.pot file. Please let me know if there is anything
else that needs to be done on my end.
Reassigning to Chester for the localisation effort. Please move back to Chris
when the work is completed so the package can get rebuild with the latest po files.
Latest po files are already committed into CVS and rebuilt. Resolving the bug.