Bug 247594 - http installation of fedora 6 fails after booting with boot-only CD
http installation of fedora 6 fails after booting with boot-only CD
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 247593
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: httpunit (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wringe
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-07-10 04:51 EDT by Gerd Schirner
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-07-10 09:46:54 EDT
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Description Gerd Schirner 2007-07-10 04:51:15 EDT
Description of problem:network installing via http (mirror server). TCP config 
runs fine, but when entering host server name (input is split up in two lines), 
(PS: its a must -the user has to enter two lines), the program concatenates the 
two independent strings by adding a slash to each line. example:
my entering: line 1   fedora.kiewel-online.de
             line 2   core/6/i386/os
the program responds with (after about 5 minutes):
unable to retrieve ....from http://fedora.kiewel-online.de//core/6/i386/os/ima..
 PLEASE NOTE THE TWO SLASHES BETWEEN DE AND CORE. 
BEING a c-programmer, I tried to enter a backslash at the end of the first line 
to cancel out one of the slashes, but in vain. When I enter one slash on one of 
the lines, the response is:
"unable to retrieve... from ....online.de///core/6....
PLEASE NOTE THE THREE SLASHES IN THIS CASE.
TO ME ITS AN OBVIOUS BUG - COULD HAPPEN TO ME, ADDING A SLASH TWICE.
OF COURSE ITS ONLY MY BEST GUESS
i wish I could help
PS: I am not sure I entered the right component, but it must be something 
with "http", I guess..

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


How reproducible:every time (tried about 10 times)


Steps to Reproduce:
1.download boot.iso (fedora 6) and burn a CD (boot-only cd) 
2.boot with the burned CD and tell about HTTP MEDIA, when prompted
3.enter your own tcp/ip configuration (works fine) and then enter the media- 
servers'.
  then you get the problem:(see description)
Actual results:UNABLE TO RETRIEVE MEDIA FROM ...  SERVERNAME//CORE/6/i386

PLEASE NOTE THE TWO SLASHES= ERROR DURING CONCATENATION OF THE TWO INPUT LINES
(PS. WHY ON EARTH DID YOU HAVE TO SPLIT UP INPUT  IN TWO LINES? THAT CAUSED THE 
TROUBLE, SORRY..)

Expected results:connection to server, which of course was impossible.


Additional info:I have said enough already.
Comment 1 Matt Wringe 2007-07-10 09:46:54 EDT
Please don't open multiple bugs for the same problem.
Closing bug as duplicate of 247593


*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 247593 ***

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