Bug 46694 - Kickstart crashes while attempting a network install.
Kickstart crashes while attempting a network install.
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.1
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-06-29 16:12 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:34 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-06-29 18:43:36 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2001-06-29 16:12:36 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; Windows NT; IE5.01_ 
SP2_wOLE)

Description of problem:
While attempting a kickstart from a network share the boot crashed shortly 
after loading anaconda.

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. dd the bootnet.img to floppy.
2. cp ks.cfg to floppy. The ks file is mostly a copy of the sample on the 
cdrom.
3. at the boot prompt: linux ks=floppy
4. i also attempted to boot from cd and used the floppy for the ks file 
and it also failed.	

Actual Results:  The system halted, reported a bug, and suggested that I 
report it here.

Expected Results:  Linux installed from a network share.

Additional info:

The first section of the dump file.

Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 520, in ?
    intf.run(todo, test = test)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.1//usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 1126, in run
    rc = apply (step[1](), args)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.1//usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 551, in 
__call__
    if todo.doInstall ():
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1698, in 
doInstall
    self.getCompsList()
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 770, in 
getCompsList
    self.updateInstClassComps ()
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 811, in 
updateInstClassComps
    self.selectPackage(n)
  File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 826, in 
selectPackage
    raise ValueError, str
ValueError: package auto-fs is not available

Local variables in innermost frame:
package: auto-fs
str: package auto-fs is not available
self: <todo.ToDo instance at 8233aa0>
Comment 1 Brent Fox 2001-06-29 18:43:32 EDT
You have a misspelling in your kickstart file.  The autofs package name has no
dash in it.  So, instead of saying 'auto-fs', you should say 'autofs'.

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