Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 431781
tasks, default group selection, centos patches
Last modified: 2011-01-18 16:45:56 EST
Description of problem:
With RHEL 5 and 5.1's anaconda the task selection screen has a strange behavior
when I have added additional repos/installclasses.
I can chose the Desktop Gnome task (see attachements) procede to the customize
now screen and much of the graphical environment is not selected to be
installed. Like the X Window System, Graphics, Productivity, Graphical
Internet, Sound and Video, etc. When I click back and go to the task screen the
Desktop Gnome task is un-checked.
Un-checking my additional repositories does not alter the behavior. In fact, I
can still chose my additional categories.
What leads me to believe this is a bug in Anaconda rather than my install
classes is a patch the CentOS folks have been using in 5.0 and 5.1 which fixes
this. A comment reads "Quick hack to handle overlapping groups in tasks for an
So, I'm going to attache my installclasses, this patch and see how you guys yell
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Created attachment 294165 [details]
centos patch for the task GUI/TUI screens
Created attachment 294166 [details]
My base install class
Created attachment 294167 [details]
Created attachment 294168 [details]
Thank you for the patches. However, I'm currently trying to move us away from this interface for future releases so I'm not sure they will be useful in the future.