Bug 237194 - runVNC TypeError: unsupported operand type(s)
runVNC TypeError: unsupported operand type(s)
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Chris Lumens
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Reported: 2007-04-19 18:18 EDT by ericm24x7
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-04-20 10:50:21 EDT
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Description ericm24x7 2007-04-19 18:18:50 EDT
Description of problem:
abnormal exit when anaconda start VNC. Here is the Traceback:

File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 846, in <module>
  runVNC(vncpassword, vncconnecthost, vncconnectport, doStartupX11Actions)
File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 379, in runVNC
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/vnc.py", line 241, in startVNCServer
  connxinfo += " (%s)" % ipstr
TypeError: unsupported operand type(s) for +=: 'NoneType' and 'str'
install exited abnormally [1/1]

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot from PXE with command line to start VNC.  
  # sample pxelinux.cfg
    label fedora-dev
       kernel /fed/x86_64/os/isolinux/vmlinuz
       append initrd=/fed/x86_64/os/isolinux/initrd.img ksdevice=eth1
  # sample kickstart.cfg
    vnc --passwd install
    url --url
    network --device eth1 --bootproto dhcp --hostname fiji3
    lang en_US
    keyboard us
    rootpw install
    timezone America/New_York
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2007-04-20 10:50:21 EDT
This will be fixed in the next build of anaconda.

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