Bug 223740 - USB boot can't load rescue image over NFS
USB boot can't load rescue image over NFS
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Reported: 2007-01-21 21:59 EST by Jerry Williams
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-01-29 14:41:13 EST
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Description Jerry Williams 2007-01-21 21:59:52 EST
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Description of problem:
When I boot from USB flash drive and select:
Rescue installed system

It starts running anaconda and then dies
It terminates things and says you may safely reboot your system.

This is using the current rawhide diskboot.img file.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
anaconda-11.2.0.13-1

How reproducible:
Always


Steps to Reproduce:
1. When I boot from USB flash drive and select: Rescue installed system
2. Select English
3. Select us
4. Select NFS image
5. Enable IPv4 support, Dynamic IP configuration (DHCP)
6. Disable IPv6 support
7. Enter NFS server name:
8. Fedora Core directory:
9. It starts running anaconda and then dies


Actual Results:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 694, in <module>
rescue.runRescue(anaconda)
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/rescue.py" line 272, in runRescue
anaconda.setMethod()
TypeError: setMethod() takes exactly 2 arguments (1 given)
install exited abnormally [1/1]

Alt F2 shows:
-/bin/sh: error while loading shared libraries: libncurses.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Expected Results:
would continue to load and look for my fedora core installation

Additional info:
from: rescue.py
    271     anaconda.intf = RescueInterface(screen)
    272     anaconda.setMethod()

Looks like it is trying to do something with the screen and can't find the libncurses.so.5 library.

Only see:
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root     18 Jan 21 02:54 libncursesw.so.5 -> libncursesw.so.5.6
-r-xr-xr-x 1 root root 246904 Jan 21 02:54 libncursesw.so.5.6
in /usr/lib in minstg2.img file
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2007-01-29 14:41:13 EST
Fixed this last week.

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