Bug 71627 - anaconda stalled after ftp server glitch?
anaconda stalled after ftp server glitch?
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
8.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Mike McLean
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Blocks: 67218 79579
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Reported: 2002-08-15 18:06 EDT by Mike McLean
Modified: 2007-03-26 23:55 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-14 14:47:56 EST
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anaconda.log (3.76 KB, text/plain)
2002-08-15 18:08 EDT, Mike McLean
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syslog (30.26 KB, text/plain)
2002-08-15 18:09 EDT, Mike McLean
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Description Mike McLean 2002-08-15 18:06:32 EDT
* Milan-re0813.nightly/02-RH-full_server-install-japanese-ftp-TUI.i386
* Null-re0815.1/04-RH-full_workstation-install-german-ftp-TUI.i386

So porkchop has been having a hard week and some of my install cases have
running at times when porkchop died.  In a couple cases, the installer has
simply stalled.  There were no tracebacks or stray processes, just nothing
happening.  In one case, the machine stayed that way for 2 days.  In both cases,
I see something like the following at the end of anaconda.log:

* Unable to find comps.xml
* Comps not in update dirs, using
ftp://porkchop.test.redhat.com/mnt/redhat/test/Null-re0815.1/i386/i386/RedHat/base/comps.xml
* Unable to copy comps package

Although I'm not sure if that is related.
Comment 1 Mike McLean 2002-08-15 18:08:04 EDT
Created attachment 70950 [details]
anaconda.log
Comment 2 Mike McLean 2002-08-15 18:09:51 EDT
Created attachment 70951 [details]
syslog
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2002-08-19 12:10:38 EDT
I'll try to look at its current behaviour.
Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2003-01-10 02:31:03 EST
Has this seemed better with GinGin trees?
Comment 5 Mike McLean 2003-01-13 14:20:29 EST
This has been better, but I'm not running very many installs from porkchop anymore.

I have seen sane retry behavior lately on the few installs that experienced this
sort of interruption.
Comment 6 Michael Fulbright 2003-01-14 14:47:56 EST
Closing.

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