Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 82503
firstboot: error in Date and Time module
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:04 EDT
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Description of problem:
Installing Phoebe 2 freshly resulted in an error in "the Date and Time module"
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Installed Phoebe 2 - HTTP, text, Workstation, timezone = Europe/Tallinn,
fixed IP address in a private network (192.168....), hostname = phoebe
2. Restarted the computer.
3. Clicked Forward at least once in the firstboot windows.
Actual Results: A message window appeared with a title of "firstboot.py" and
"An error has occurred in the Date and Time module". The window also contained
After clicking "Okay" (or something like that) firstboot continued successfully.
Expected Results: No message window.
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/firstboot/firstbootWindow.py", line 153, in __init__
vbox, eventbox = module.launch()
File "/usr/share/firstboot/modules/date.py", line 75, in launch
File "/usr/share/firstboot/modules/date.py", line 64, in setupScreen
self.datePage = date_gui.datePage(self.dateBackend)
File "/usr/share/redhat-config-date/date_gui.py", line 171, in __init__
ntpServer = socket.gethostbyaddr(ntpServerIP)
TypeError: gethostbyaddr() argument 1 must be string, not None
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 82061 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.