Bug 74467 - RFE: Improve reporting of missing packages/components in %package
RFE: Improve reporting of missing packages/components in %package
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 61903
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2002-09-24 17:02 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-03-26 23:57 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:49:40 EST
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anaconda dump to floppy (60.89 KB, text/plain)
2002-09-24 17:04 EDT, Need Real Name
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Description Need Real Name 2002-09-24 17:02:36 EDT
The kickstart installation for redhat 7.3 does not work for us.
It generated an error message and gave the option to save a log to a floppy disk
which I did.
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2002-09-24 17:04:59 EDT
Created attachment 77084 [details]
anaconda dump to floppy
Comment 2 Need Real Name 2002-09-25 19:03:41 EDT
I'm having the same problem.  Kickstart was working fine for me,
then I edited the file to add and subtract a large number of packages,
to better customize the system.  Now it crashes reliably.
Comment 3 Need Real Name 2002-09-26 08:28:31 EDT
I have learned a lot about kickstart in the last two days and am no longer
having the problem I complained about when I initiated this bug report.  I
can't remember the precise iteration at which I created the anaconda dump
but I believe that it was due either to a misspecified option or a bad package
name.

I was trying to kickstart a bunch of new machines with a minimum of fuss in
the same way as a previous administrator who had built an older version of
redhat, but things had changed.  Maybe the error message could be a little
clearer.  Instead of telling the user to simply file a bug report kickstart
might check syntax or say "package not found" first.
Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2003-01-03 01:17:44 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 61903 ***
Comment 5 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:49:40 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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