Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 61903
anaconda exception on bad component in ks file
Last modified: 2008-01-17 12:49:40 EST
Description of Problem:
In the %packages section of your kickstart file, put '@ Development'
rather than '@ Kernel Development'. During installation, this results
in an unhandled exception popup.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Popup with invitation to visit Bugzilla.
Helpful message about how 'Development' is not a known group.
The relevant lines from the anaconda trace:
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 209, in moveStep
rc = apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/packages.py", line 107, in readPackages
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/kickstart.py", line 905, in setGroupSelection
File "/usr/lib/anaconda/comps.py", line 352, in __getitem__
We are currently in a string and screen freeze but will revisit this for a
*** Bug 64595 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 76460 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 74467 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Added a dialog informing you of the problem that lets you continue or abort.
Also added --ignoremissing as an argument for %packages so that you can just
ignore them and not get prompted
I'm going through Bugzilla closing some bugs that have been marked as Modified
for some period of time. I believe that most of these issues have been fixed,
so I'm resolving these bugs as Rawhide. If the bug you are seeing still exists,
please reopen this report and mark it as Reopened.