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Bug 676821 - Couldn't resolve host name when installing packages over NFS
Couldn't resolve host name when installing packages over NFS
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 677218 680490 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: F15Beta/F15BetaBlocker
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Reported: 2011-02-11 07:08 EST by He Rui
Modified: 2011-04-05 17:39 EDT (History)
8 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: anaconda-15.26-1.fc15
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2011-04-05 17:39:33 EDT
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
anaconda.log (9.70 KB, text/plain)
2011-02-11 07:08 EST, He Rui
no flags Details
error window (142.29 KB, image/png)
2011-02-11 07:09 EST, He Rui
no flags Details
program.log (47.07 KB, text/plain)
2011-02-11 22:29 EST, He Rui
no flags Details

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Description He Rui 2011-02-11 07:08:18 EST
Created attachment 478228 [details]

Description of problem:
Install F15-alpha-tc1 by mounting the DVD to a NFS server. It failed when setting up repository(pic attached). Error in Anaconda.log showed 'couldn't resolve host name'(attached) 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
anaconda 15.19

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot F15-alpha-tc1.i386.DVD
2. Test:
Comment 1 He Rui 2011-02-11 07:09:50 EST
Created attachment 478230 [details]
error window
Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2011-02-11 09:56:27 EST
Can you also attach /tmp/program.log?  That should have the output of all the mount commands.
Comment 3 James Laska 2011-02-11 11:27:35 EST
Adding to F15Beta per the beta release criteria [1]:

    "The installer must be able to use the HTTP, FTP and NFS 
     remote package source options"

Comment 4 He Rui 2011-02-11 22:29:31 EST
Created attachment 478344 [details]
Comment 5 Chris Lumens 2011-02-15 11:40:29 EST
Does updates= fix this problem?  For my future reference, the patch is:

diff --git a/pyanaconda/ b/pyanaconda/
index 6621b70..d15c6d5 100644
--- a/pyanaconda/
+++ b/pyanaconda/
@@ -479,7 +479,7 @@ class AnacondaYum(yum.YumBase):
                 # if there's images and if so go with this being an NFSISO
                 # install instead.
                 image = findFirstIsoImage(self.tree, self.anaconda.intf.messageWindow)
-                if not image:
+                if image:
                     isys.umount(self.tree, removeDir=False)
                     self.anaconda.methodstr = "nfsiso:%s" % m[4:]
Comment 6 James Laska 2011-02-15 14:36:39 EST
(In reply to comment #5)
> Does updates= fix this problem?  For
> my future reference, the patch is:

This seems to resolve the issue for me
Comment 7 Chris Lumens 2011-02-15 15:03:29 EST
This will be fixed in the next build of anaconda post-F15 alpha.
Comment 8 Hongqing Yang 2011-02-16 03:37:48 EST
*** Bug 677218 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 9 Hongqing Yang 2011-02-16 03:41:13 EST
reproduced in f15 alpha tc2
Comment 10 He Rui 2011-02-22 01:37:35 EST
*** Bug 677218 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 11 James Laska 2011-03-11 14:41:44 EST
Discussed at 2011-03-11 blocker review meeting.  This issue is fixed and available for testing in anaconda-15.21-1.  The issue has been accepted as a beta blocker.
Comment 12 Chris Lumens 2011-03-16 14:31:57 EDT
*** Bug 680490 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 13 Michael Young 2011-03-18 11:02:36 EDT
Adding the contents of the .img file in comment #5 to my updates.img file fixes the problem I was seeing in Bug 680490 .
Comment 14 Tim Flink 2011-03-25 13:13:27 EDT
Discussed in 2011-03-25 blocker review meeting. Still waiting for more testing before marking it as resolved.
Comment 16 Fedora Update System 2011-03-29 16:59:21 EDT
anaconda-15.26-1.fc15 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 15.
Comment 17 Fedora Update System 2011-03-29 22:26:14 EDT
Package anaconda-15.26-1.fc15:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 15 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing anaconda-15.26-1.fc15'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 18 He Rui 2011-03-30 01:40:00 EDT
Verified anaconda-15.25 of beta-tc1 fixes the problem
Comment 19 James Laska 2011-03-30 11:05:17 EDT
(In reply to comment #18)
> Verified anaconda-15.25 of beta-tc1 fixes the problem

Thanks for the feedback Hurry ... I'm moving this to VERIFIED.
Comment 20 Fedora Update System 2011-04-05 17:38:09 EDT
anaconda-15.26-1.fc15 has been pushed to the Fedora 15 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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