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Bug 238827 - Anaconda's vncconnect option broken in FC7
Anaconda's vncconnect option broken in FC7
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Reported: 2007-05-03 03:47 EDT by Lubomir Kundrak
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-05-03 10:16:44 EDT
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Description Lubomir Kundrak 2007-05-03 03:47:33 EDT
Description of problem:

I've attempted remote instalation onf Fedota 7 test4 with use of
vncconnect option and failed as described below:

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

FC7test4 install media

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Setup a VNC client on host1 like: vncviewer --listen
2. Pass arguments "vnc vncconnect=host1" to the install kernell
3. Run installation
Actual results:

Installation terminates with following at the console:
The VNC server is now running.
Attempting to connect to vnc client on host breaker...
Traceback (most recent call last):
  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 303, in startVNCServer
    argv = ["-display", ":1", "-connect", hostarg]
UnboundLocalError: local variable 'hostarg' referenced before assignment
install exited abnormally [1/1]
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2007-05-03 10:16:44 EDT
This will be fixed in the next build of anaconda.  Thanks for the report.

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