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Bug 82596 - Firstboot traceback when obtaining time
Summary: Firstboot traceback when obtaining time
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Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 82061
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: firstboot
Version: 9
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Brent Fox
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2003-01-23 20:31 UTC by Neal Pape
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:51:21 UTC


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Description Neal Pape 2003-01-23 20:31:10 UTC
Description of problem:An error traceback appears after a fresh install 
of "everything" from Phoebe Beta 2 on a machine.  It appears to be failing to 
get the time from a NTP server.  I did not configure an NTP server during the 
install.


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How reproducible:  Unknown


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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
    self.setupScreen()
  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)[0]
TypeError: gethostbyaddr() argument 1 must be string, not None

Comment 1 Brent Fox 2003-01-24 00:16:50 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 82061 ***

Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:51:21 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.


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