Bug 54990 - up2date 2.5.4-1 not handling all lilo.conf params
up2date 2.5.4-1 not handling all lilo.conf params
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2001-10-23 19:49 EDT by Joergen Thomsen
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:52 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-11-06 15:20:37 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2001:119 normal SHIPPED_LIVE New up2date and rhn_register clients available 2001-10-03 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Joergen Thomsen 2001-10-23 19:49:11 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows 98)

Description of problem:
up2date is not supporting all lilo.conf keywords and is not handling the 
situation gracefully.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1. running the GUI up2date and selecting kernel update 

Actual Results:  up2date stalled, not completing, after complaining about 
unsupported lilo.conf parameters

Expected Results:  lilo.conf updated and up2date terminated

Additional info:

Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date/gui.py", line 600, in doInstallation
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date/up2date.py", line 2222, in installBootLoader
    ret = lilocfg.installNewImages(kernelList,test=0)
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date/lilocfg.py", line 266, in installNewImages
    raise LiloConfParseError("\n" + "%s" % config.unsupported)
lilocfg.LiloConfParseError: lilo options that are not supported by up2date 
are used in the default lilo.conf. This file will not be modified. The 
options include:

['disk=/dev/sda', 'bios=0x80', 'disk=/dev/hda', 'bios=0x81']
Comment 1 Adrian Likins 2001-10-23 19:56:07 EDT
The next version of the up2date client does include support for
these paramaters.
Comment 2 David M. Cook 2001-11-06 15:20:29 EST
Comment 3 David M. Cook 2002-02-22 12:27:38 EST
Fix: http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHBA-2001-119.html

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