Bug 6873 - rp3-1.0.1-1.i386.rpm still crashes when run as rp3-config
rp3-1.0.1-1.i386.rpm still crashes when run as rp3-config
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rp3 (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 1999-11-10 02:50 EST by culliton
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-04-06 16:52:37 EDT
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Description culliton 1999-11-10 02:50:09 EST
All the latest errata fixes as of 2100EST 9NOV1999 installed

System upgraded from 6.0 to 6.1, all ifcfg-* files have
DEVICE set, but the entries were all created with netcfg and
who knows whats missing that rp3 is expecting.

rp3-config still bombs immediately, not sure how much use
the traceback will be...

#0  0x4041e4e1 in ?? ()
#1  0x4041f868 in ?? ()
#2  0x40080df6 in gtk_file_selection_rename_file ()
   from /usr/lib/libgtk-1.2.so.0
#3  0x4041e408 in ?? ()
#4  0x40458d75 in ?? ()
#5  0x807af8b in ?? () from /lib/libnss_files.so.2
#6  0x80541a8 in ?? () from /lib/libnss_files.so.2
#7  0x805ec5e in ?? () from /lib/libnss_files.so.2
#8  0x80663f5 in ?? () from /lib/libnss_files.so.2
#9  0x404181eb in ?? ()
Comment 1 culliton 1999-11-10 02:58:59 EST
Darn, attached new info to wrong item... Every time rp3-config bombs I
get pair of entries in /var/log/messages:

Nov 10 02:51:33 culliton-ppp modprobe: can't locate module sl0
Nov 10 02:51:33 culliton-ppp modprobe: can't locate module sl1
Comment 2 Michael K. Johnson 1999-11-19 16:33:59 EST
Ugh.  Try
ftp://people.redhat.com/johnsonm/rp3/rp3-1.0.2-1.i386.rpm
and see if it fixes the problem.  I made it more robust when it
comes to reading data files.

It is entirely possible, however, that there's yet more work to
do.
Comment 3 Michael K. Johnson 1999-12-08 19:52:59 EST
I didn't hear about about 1.0.2, but in case it didn't fix it, there are
more fixes in the new test release:
ftp://people.redhat.com/johnsonm/rp3/rp3-1.0.3-1.i386.rpm
If I don't hear back by the time I make an errata release, I'll assume
that one of these releases has fixed the problem.

------- Email From  Tom Culliton <culliton@CLARK.net> 12/09/99 08:32 -------
Attached to Bug # 6873.


------- Email From  Tom Culliton <culliton@CLARK.net> 12/09/99 08:44 -------
Attached to Bug # 6873.
Comment 4 Michael K. Johnson 1999-12-09 16:54:59 EST
>BTW - I just tried rp3-1.0.3-1.i386.rpm and it seems MUCH better.  I
>haven't done a lot with it yet but it doesn't crash instantly.  It did
>print some interesting error messages:
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>/etc/wvdial.conf<Warn>: Can't read config file: No such file or directory
>/etc/wvdial.conf<Warn>: Can't read config file: No such file or directory
>/etc/wvdial.conf<Warn>: Can't read config file: No such file or directory

That's the result of a previous crash, I expect.

Remove any of the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ppp* files that
were created by rp3-config (those files will contain a line containing
the word WVDIALSECT) and then things should go fine.

------- Email From  Tom Culliton <culliton@CLARK.net> 12/09/99 21:22 -------
Attached to Bug # 6873.


------- Email From  "Michael K. Johnson" <johnsonm@redhat.com> 12/09/99 21:33 -------
Attached to Bug # 6873.
Comment 5 culliton 1999-12-16 14:35:59 EST
OK, after quite a bit more playing around I'm ready to declare this fixed with
version rp3-1.0.3-1.i386.rpm.  Great work!  (Hopefully I've picked the right
resolution, please correct it if not.)
Comment 6 Michael K. Johnson 1999-12-16 15:47:59 EST
Actually, I'd like to reopen this, and then re-close it when I release
an errata that fixes it.  That way I'll know which bug numbers to mark
as fixed when I make the errata release, and at that time I'll mark it
as RESOLVED ERRATA.

Thanks for letting me know that it works!
Comment 7 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-04-06 16:52:59 EDT
Well, we shipped 6.2, so the fixes are in there, and of course in Raw Hide
(ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/rawhide/i386/RedHat/RPMS/) as well.

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