Bug 584580 - additional NFS repositories appears with bad syntax in produced anaconda-ks.cfg
Summary: additional NFS repositories appears with bad syntax in produced anaconda-ks.cfg
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 17
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Radek Vykydal
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-04-21 21:16 UTC by Frantisek Hanzlik
Modified: 2013-02-15 09:58 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: anaconda-14.14-1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-02-14 03:04:53 UTC
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Description Frantisek Hanzlik 2010-04-21 21:16:08 UTC
Description of problem:

manually added aditional NFS repos are in /root/anaconda-ks.cfg mentioned

repo --name="REPONAME" --baseurl=file:///mnt/REPONAMErandompart/

which is evidently bad. This bug was in previous Fedora releases as well,
i think at least in F11 and F12.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
anaconda-13.37.2-1.fc13.i686, Fedora 13 Rawhide released 20-Apr-2010

Expected results:
nfs://<host>:<port><url-path> (according to RFC2224) is probably adequate syntax,
but anything what provide reproducible solution may be sufficient.

Additional info:
I believe that system-config-kickstart for specified NFS repos produce some other, with anaconda too incompatible syntax. But I'm not sure how it is in Fedora 13 rawhide, and even this should be another bugreport.

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2010-07-30 11:26:09 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 14 development cycle.
Changing version to '14'.

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Comment 2 Radek Vykydal 2010-08-02 12:07:51 UTC
This should be fixed in anaconda-14.14-1.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2010-08-02 18:49:33 UTC
anaconda-14.14-1.fc14 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 14.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2010-08-03 02:17:49 UTC
anaconda-14.14-1.fc14 has been pushed to the Fedora 14 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update anaconda'.  You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/anaconda-14.14-1.fc14

Comment 5 Frantisek Hanzlik 2010-08-03 20:31:31 UTC
because it is installer, i will wait when released on an bootable media.

Comment 6 Frantisek Hanzlik 2011-04-14 05:57:22 UTC
I test it on final F14 (anaconda 14.22). Additional NFS repos are now in ks file in format:

repo --name="RepoName"  --baseurl=nfs::ser.ver.cz:/Path/To/Repo --cost=1000

which may be OK. But there is still some minor problem: When I make kickstart file which contain this additional NFS repos, then anaconda not properly analyze them and display "Error" window with text:
Unable to read package metadata. This may be due to a missing repodata directory. Please ensure that your install tree has been correctly generated.

Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository RepoName. Please verify its path and try again.

Exit installer/Edit/Retry/Continue

When click to Edit button, window for repo specification appears with all items RIGHTLY filled from repo spec in kickstart file. Thus is enought just to click to OK button, and anaconda without problem fetch repo and continue.

I'm not sure, what is adequate - leave this issue in this thread, or fill new bug report - can You suggest?

Comment 7 Frantisek Hanzlik 2012-04-07 14:17:51 UTC
Same problem as described in Comment 6 still insists in F15 and F16, thus I picked version to F16.

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Comment 10 Frantisek Hanzlik 2013-02-15 09:58:21 UTC
Same problem as described in Comment 6 still insists in F17, thus I picked version to F17.
But will be better - unusable F18 installer solve this with its own virtuosity - isn't possible specify additional repo ever.

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