Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 573752
cobbler uses insecure http download instead of using packaged syslinux
Last modified: 2010-12-03 12:17:30 EST
Description of problem:
Cobbler uses pxelinux.0 from syslinux. Instead of using the version packaged in Fedora, there is some insecure http download used to download it from fedorapeople.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. cobbler get-loaders
downloading http://mdehaan.fedorapeople.org/loaders/pxelinux.0-3.61 to /var/lib/cobbler/loaders/pxelinux.0
Should not download pxelinux.0 but use the syslinux package instead.
Distributing pxelinux.0 at http://mdehaan.fedorapeople.org/loaders/ looks like a GPL violation to me, because there are no sources distributed.
I just ran
sudo cobbler import --path=rsync://mirror.anl.gov/fedora/linux/releases/test/13-Beta/Fedora/x86_64/os/ --name=F13B-x86_64 --arch x86_64
task started: 2010-05-18_135831_import
This is F12 version: 2.0.3
And it attempted to use /usr/lib/syslinux/pxelinux.0 which is not part of syslinux. The syslinux file for pxe is:
This shows that something is aware of the local pxelinux.0 file.
I can confirm that I see the above behavior.
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