Bug 397201 - Anaconda of RHEL5> will crash if Cobbler is running on different httpd port then 80
Summary: Anaconda of RHEL5> will crash if Cobbler is running on different httpd port t...
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: cobbler
Version: 7
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael DeHaan
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2007-11-23 19:34 UTC by martin.minka
Modified: 2008-01-10 17:32 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-01-10 17:32:41 UTC


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screen shot of Anaconda error message (16.13 KB, image/png)
2007-11-23 19:34 UTC, martin.minka
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Description martin.minka 2007-11-23 19:34:40 UTC
Description of problem:
I configured Cobbler to run on port 81 and tested it with CENTOS4. It worked fine.
Now I wanted to provision CENTOS5 and Anaconda exited abnormally. It is related
to the port setting.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Tested with 0.602.

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure httpd to listen on port 81.
2. Set in file settings: server: 'x.x.x.x:81'
3. Use CENTOS5 or RHEL5 distribution to boot.
  
Actual results:
Anaconda installer will stop with error message (see attachment):


Expected results:
It should work of course.

Additional info:
The problem is in the generate pxeconfig.cfg file. It contains kernel option
"syslog=81.0.212.194:25150".

Comment 1 martin.minka 2007-11-23 19:34:40 UTC
Created attachment 267781 [details]
screen shot of Anaconda error message

Comment 2 martin.minka 2007-11-25 08:57:29 UTC
work around is to start "cobbler sync" as part of this script:

#!/bin/bash
# change this line to your port number
cobbler sync

for file in `find /tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg -type f`
do sed "s/81:25150/25150/g" $file > $file.sed && mv $file.sed $file
done

Comment 3 Michael DeHaan 2007-11-26 16:21:48 UTC
Thanks for the heads up on this.

The server field is for a server hostname or address, it does not accept a port,
as the field is used for multiple ports.  So this is technically an RFE to
support http servers running on non-default ports.

I've opened an item in Trac here to track the request:

https://hosted.fedoraproject.org/projects/cobbler/ticket/49#preview

I'll leave the bugzilla open also, though comments will be made on the Trac item.


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