Bug 222028 - ntp package won't install
Summary: ntp package won't install
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ntp
Version: 5.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Miroslav Lichvar
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-01-09 17:42 UTC by Alex Chekholko
Modified: 2008-07-01 11:00 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-07-01 11:00:33 UTC

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Description Alex Chekholko 2007-01-09 17:42:10 UTC
Description of problem: can't install ntp package

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): ntp-4.2.2p1-4.el5.i386

Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum install ntp

Actual results:
Total download size: 1.3 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
(1/1): ntp-4.2.2p1-4.el5. 100% |=========================| 1.3 MB    00:01     
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
error: %pre(ntp-4.2.2p1-4.el5.i386) scriptlet failed, signal 2
error:   install: %pre scriptlet failed (2), skipping ntp-4.2.2p1-4.el5

Installed: ntp.i386 0:4.2.2p1-4.el5

Expected results: I would like ntp to install.

Additional info:  Yum hangs on "Running Transaction".  After about 5 mins I hit
Ctrl-C, and the error lines popped up and yum finished.

Comment 1 Alex Chekholko 2007-01-09 22:34:08 UTC
I ran it again later, and just waited instead of hitting Ctrl-C.  The install
went through, but in ~15 mins.  I'm not sure why the delay is there, perhaps it
is something specific with my machine (hardware problem, incorrect LDAP config)?

Comment 2 Miroslav Lichvar 2007-01-10 09:58:44 UTC
Try running strace on it:

strace -f -o ntpinstall.strace yum install ntp

And see what is the last thing in the log when it is waiting.

Comment 3 Miroslav Lichvar 2008-07-01 11:00:33 UTC
Closing as NOTABUG as it's unlikely a bug in ntp package itself. Please reopen
if it shows up again.

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