Bug 607569 - minimal installation provides no network support
Summary: minimal installation provides no network support
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-06-24 11:54 UTC by Mohammed Arafa
Modified: 2010-06-24 13:46 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-06-24 13:46:50 UTC

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Description Mohammed Arafa 2010-06-24 11:54:35 UTC
Description of problem:
i did a minimal f13 installation and when completed the first thing i did was yum update and found there was no network available.
attempting to run system-config-network led to the discovery that not a single system-config-* app was installed.

to get my machine onto the network i had to write an ifcfg-eth0 file by hand.

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

How reproducible:
presuming everytime. will not wish to inflict pain on myself by trying again.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.install minimal OS
2.attempt to use the network
Actual results:
eth0 down

Expected results:
eth0 up and at the very least uses dhcp to get on to the network

Additional info:

Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2010-06-24 13:46:50 UTC
The minimal install only installs the Core group, which includes dhclient and the necessary tools for bringing up the network.  If you didn't need a network device to install with, you likely didn't get one configured for post-installation use by anaconda.  The minimal install, you see, is extremely minimal.

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