Bug 55699 - up2date keeps crashing while updating kernel on 7.0 box
Summary: up2date keeps crashing while updating kernel on 7.0 box
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: up2date
Version: 4.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Adrian Likins
QA Contact: Jay Turner
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2001-11-05 08:21 UTC by Christian Huettermann
Modified: 2015-01-07 23:52 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2002-02-07 23:44:41 UTC


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Description Christian Huettermann 2001-11-05 08:21:02 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:0.9.5) Gecko/20011012

Description of problem:
[root@webdev /root]# up2date --force kernel kernel-pcmcia-cs kernel-smp
kernel-utils

[...]
Retrieving selected packages...
kernel:                     ########################## Done.
kernel-pcmcia-cs:           ########################## Done.
kernel-smp:                 ########################## Done.
kernel-utils:               ########################## Done.
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/sbin/up2date", line 831, in ?
    main()
  File "/usr/sbin/up2date", line 806, in main
    sys.exit(batchRun(onlyList, pkgNames, fullUpdate))
  File "/usr/sbin/up2date", line 589, in batchRun
    kernelsToInstall = up2date.installPackages(selPkgList, rpmCallback)
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date/up2date.py", line 2158, in installPackages
    error = errors + e + "\n"
TypeError: illegal argument type for built-in operation


7.0 box, IBM Netfinity, standard install. machine webdev.redhat.de is on
kerberos as well if you want to debug

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


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.up2date --force kernel kernel-pcmcia-cs kernel-smp kernel-utils
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Additional info:

Comment 1 Adrian Likins 2001-11-05 22:21:43 UTC
This should be fixed in the next version of the client.

Comment 2 David M. Cook 2002-02-07 23:43:31 UTC
Haven't seen the problem with recent kernel errata.

Comment 3 David M. Cook 2002-02-07 23:44:35 UTC
Er, haven't seen the problem at all in the current release.


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