Bug 463920 - Start of rescue mode fails with traceback
Start of rescue mode fails with traceback
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Chris Lumens
Release Test Team
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Reported: 2008-09-25 09:33 EDT by Marian Ganisin
Modified: 2009-01-20 16:36 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-01-20 16:36:04 EST
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Description Marian Ganisin 2008-09-25 09:33:16 EDT
Description of problem:

Anaconda doesn't start rescue mode, it will end with following traceback:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 725, in ?
    import rescue, instdata
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/rescue.py", line 158
    if method = "ibft":
SyntaxError: invalid syntax
install exited abnormally [1/1]

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How reproducible: always, when starting rescue mode
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2008-09-25 09:59:30 EDT
This will be fixed in anaconda-
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2009-01-20 16:36:04 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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