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Bug 83419 - redhat-config-mouse crashes on beta 4.
redhat-config-mouse crashes on beta 4.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 82061
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-date (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
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Reported: 2003-02-03 22:15 EST by Larry Troan
Modified: 2016-04-18 05:39 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:51:35 EST
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Description Larry Troan 2003-02-03 22:15:06 EST
redhat-config-mouse crashes on beta 4.

Operating System: Red Hat 8.1 Beta 4

Server (and Generation): All

Steps to reproduce:
1) Install Red Hat 8.1 Beta 4 (grub) 
2) Login to X server as root.
3) Start an xterm console window.
4) Output of attempting to run the command is:

[root@localhost root]# redhat-config-mouse
Starting graphical mode failed.  Starting text mode instead.
[root@localhost root]# redhat-config-time
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-date/redhat-config-date.py", line 48, in ?
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-date/mainWindow.py", line 180, in __init__
    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

Is the issue reproducible? yes 

Workaround: no
Action by: Bryan.Leopard
Issue Registered

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-02-04 14:55:52 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 82061 ***
Comment 2 Brent Fox 2003-02-04 15:49:32 EST
This should have been filed against redhat-config-date anyway.  Correcting for
future reference.
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:51:35 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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