Bug 467887 - strange text during rhn_register
strange text during rhn_register
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: rhn-client-tools (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Pradeep Kilambi
: Regression
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Reported: 2008-10-21 10:55 EDT by Petr Sklenar
Modified: 2009-01-20 17:17 EST (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-01-20 17:17:46 EST
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Description Petr Sklenar 2008-10-21 10:55:58 EDT
Description of problem:
There is strange text during rhn_register

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
20081020-nightbuilt with yum-3.2.19-11.el5

How reproducible:
often, not always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. clear installation of latest nightbuild 20081020
2. rhn_register in text mode
3. see strange text on your screen; white text + red background
Actual results:
strange text on your screen:
1. xen machine with low memory, screen Register a System Profile - Hardware:

/dev/mem: mmap: Bad addressInc. All rights reserved.                                                                  
                           /dev/mem: mmap: Bad address                                                                
                                                      /dev/mem: mmap: Bad address                                     
                                                                                 /dev/mem: mmap: Bad address          
───────────────────────────────────────┤ Register a System Profile - Hardware 

2. On powerfull machine: screen Sending Profile to Red Hat Network:


Sending Profile to Red Hat Network ├──┐                                     
                                     │                                          │                                     
                                     │                    80%                  Loaded plugins: rhnplugin              
                                     │                                          │                       Package rhn-virtualization-host-1.0.1-55.noarch already installed and latest version──────────┘                                     
                                                                                            Expected results:
No such a strange additional text 

Additional info:
say me for access to that machines.
Comment 1 James Antill 2008-10-21 12:24:57 EDT
So this is a yum regression? Just the #2, yes?

Previous versions of yum don't print anything?

...the /dev/mem thing I've no idea how that could be yum related, are you sure that only happens with new yum?
Comment 30 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-12-01 15:21:41 EST
This bugzilla has Keywords: Regression.  

Since no regressions are allowed between releases, 
it is also being marked as a blocker for this release.  

Please resolve ASAP.
Comment 36 errata-xmlrpc 2009-01-20 17:17:46 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
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