Bug 67269 - TB Conf:445:initvars Malformed /etc/hosts file
Summary: TB Conf:445:initvars Malformed /etc/hosts file
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-network
Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Phil Knirsch
QA Contact:
Depends On:
Blocks: rcn-7.3
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-06-21 18:53 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2015-03-05 01:10 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2002-06-26 16:15:25 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
output from exception window (1.21 KB, text/plain)
2002-06-21 18:54 UTC, Need Real Name
no flags Details
my hosts file (458.16 KB, text/plain)
2002-06-21 18:55 UTC, Need Real Name
no flags Details

System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2002:257 high SHIPPED_LIVE Updated redhat-config-network package available 2003-05-06 04:00:00 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2002:267 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Updated redhat-config-network package available 2003-02-07 15:19:58 UTC

Description Need Real Name 2002-06-21 18:53:15 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows 98; .NET CLR 1.0.3705)

Description of problem:
I recently re-did my hosts file (to include a bunch of ad-serving URL's 
remapped to but I retained the first line defining localhost, 
formatted (i thought) exactly like in the original. I've attached the complete 
exception text and my /etc/hosts.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. make your /etc/hosts like mine
2. try to run the "internet config wizard"

Additional info:

Comment 1 Need Real Name 2002-06-21 18:54:04 UTC
Created attachment 62064 [details]
output from exception window

Comment 2 Need Real Name 2002-06-21 18:55:14 UTC
Created attachment 62065 [details]
my hosts file

Comment 3 Harald Hoyer 2002-06-26 16:15:20 UTC
fixed in CVS

Comment 4 Harald Hoyer 2002-10-23 09:58:50 UTC
first beta of erratum for 7.3/7.2 is available at:

Most of the bugs reported have been removed, but as in every software change,
there could be new bugs introduced.

Please report bugs against this with explicitly stating the 1.0.1 version... Thx
and please test.

Comment 5 John Flanagan 2003-02-14 21:04:14 UTC
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.


Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.