Bug 624603 - rhel3 kvm guests during registration to satellite/spacewalk fails to read dmi info
Summary: rhel3 kvm guests during registration to satellite/spacewalk fails to read dmi...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
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Version: 3.9
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Clifford Perry
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Reported: 2010-08-17 08:16 UTC by Jiri Kastner
Modified: 2010-08-24 14:30 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-08-24 14:30:36 UTC
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Description Jiri Kastner 2010-08-17 08:16:21 UTC
Description of problem:
rhel3 kvm guests during registration to satellite/spacewalk fails to read dmi info and produces 'Reading DMI info failed'. hw information sent 

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


How reproducible:
always on guests (i386/x86_64) running on rhel5/rhel6 kvm hosts.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install spacewalk-1.1
2. prepare kvm host
3. create rhel3u9 guests
4. register to hosted
5. up2date system
6. sync empty rhel3 channels to spacewalk-1.1
7. register using rhnreg_ks to spacewalk-1.1
  
Actual results:
# rhnreg_ks --username=admin --password=admin --serverUrl=https://ibm-x3655-04.ovirt.rhts.eng.bos.redhat.com/XMLRPC --sslCACert=/usr/share/rhn/RHN-ORG-TRUSTED-SSL-CERT --force
Reading DMI info failed

and click on hardware info shows internal server error

Expected results:
# rhnreg_ks --username=admin --password=admin --serverUrl=https://ibm-x3655-04.ovirt.rhts.eng.bos.redhat.com/XMLRPC --sslCACert=/usr/share/rhn/RHN-ORG-TRUSTED-SSL-CERT --force

and click on hardware info shows hardware info

Additional info:

Comment 4 Jan Hutař 2010-08-18 11:34:53 UTC
Hore info from jkastner:
 * host might be RHEL5 or 6
 * guest is registred as a normal system (instead of consuming FGE)
 * SW shows ISE on HW info about registered client

Comment 9 Jiri Kastner 2010-08-19 08:37:33 UTC
when used http://cvs.devel.redhat.com/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/~checkout~/tests/rhn-client-tools/print_smbios.py?rev=1.3;content-type=text%2Fplain

#python print_smbios.py
WARNING: get_smbios() failed, falling back to RHEL4 get_hal_system_and_smbios()
WARNING: get_hal_system_and_smbios() failed, falling back to RHEL3 read_dmi()
Reading DMI info failed
<nothing>


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