Bug 234747 - VNC install doesn't show actual IP address
VNC install doesn't show actual IP address
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Cantrell
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Reported: 2007-04-01 08:43 EDT by Andy Burns
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Description Andy Burns 2007-04-01 08:43:55 EDT
Description of problem:

When perfoming a vnc install of rawhide, the message from the VNC server doesn't
actually inform the user of the actual IP addr to connect remotely.

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

anaconda-11.2.0.42-1.x86_64

How reproducible:
100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. pxe boot, using http install with vnc
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Actual results:

WARNING!!! VNC server running with NO PASSWORD!
You can use the vncpassword=<password> boot option
if you would like to secure the server.

12:27:02 INFO : The VNC server is now running.
12:27:02 INFO : Please connect to localhost.localdomain:1 to begin the install

Expected results:

INFO messages should show actual IP address for VNC connection, instead of
localhost, in my case 192.168.1.121 which has been assigned by DHCP.

Additional info:
Machine has dual NIC, only eth0 is connected.
Comment 1 David Cantrell 2007-04-02 12:04:01 EDT
Fixed in rawhide.  Thanks for the report.

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