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Bug 64796 - up2date segfaults during Migration
up2date segfaults during Migration
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2002-05-10 20:25 EDT by R P Herrold
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:56 EST (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2002-05-20 20:20:44 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2002:140 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Updated up2date and rhn_register packages available 2002-07-11 00:00:00 EDT
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:177 normal SHIPPED_LIVE : Updated up2date and rhn_register clients available 2003-05-27 00:00:00 EDT

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Description R P Herrold 2002-05-10 20:25:32 EDT
Copied the registration from my backup, on a clean re-install of 7.2, followed
by a upgrade to RH 7.3 -- got this:

[root@couch root]# up2date
Migrating network settings from rhn_register
Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/sbin/up2date", line 1169, in ?
  File "/usr/sbin/up2date", line 364, in main
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/up2date.py", line 556, in updateLoginInfo
    loginInfo = login()
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/up2date.py", line 487, in login
    loginInfo = doCall(server.up2date.login, systemId)
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/up2date.py", line 426, in doCall
    ret = apply(method, args, kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/xmlrpclib.py", line 689, in __call__
    return self.__send(self.__name, args)
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/xmlrpclib.py", line 746, in __request
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/xmlrpclib.py", line 638, in request
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/cgiwrap.py", line 591, in send_http
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/httplib.py", line 86, in send
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/httplib.py", line 184, in send
    return self.__ssl.write(stuff)
TypeError: argument 1: expected string without null bytes, string found
[root@couch root]# rpm -q rhn_register up2date
[root@couch root]# cat /etc/redhat-release
Red Hat Linux release 7.3 (Valhalla)
[root@couch root]#

Please let me know if you need more.  I an leery of uploading my
/etc/sysconfig/rhn/systemid as an attachment.
Comment 1 Adrian Likins 2002-05-15 15:24:51 EDT
ugh, uhmm.. off hand, no clue... I'll dig deeper and see
if I find anything.
Comment 2 Warren Togami 2002-05-19 08:25:48 EDT
Did you do a normal upgrade from Red Hat 7.2 to 7.3 using the installer, or
manually upgrade redhat-release then run up2date -u?  The latter seems to work
in many cases, but it is untested (unsupported), and likely to cause problems in
some cases like a version downgrade or orphans leftover due to obsoletism.
Comment 3 R P Herrold 2002-05-20 20:20:39 EDT
 straight installer upgrade from CD boot ... text mode
Comment 4 R P Herrold 2002-07-13 00:10:12 EDT
not seen with current content -- closing
Comment 5 Bill Peck 2003-05-27 11:27:52 EDT
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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