Bug 83428 - First time boot error after RH8.1 Beta 4 installation.
Summary: First time boot error after RH8.1 Beta 4 installation.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 82061
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-02-04 04:27 UTC by Larry Troan
Modified: 2016-04-18 09:39 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:51:35 UTC

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firsttime.jpg (130.55 KB, image/jpeg)
2003-02-04 04:28 UTC, Larry Troan
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Description Larry Troan 2003-02-04 04:27:25 UTC
First time boot error after RH8.1 Beta 4 installation.

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) After base installation is completed, system reboots and X server starts
3) Pop-up window on black background "An error has occurred in the Data and
   Time module.
4) This is followed by a Traceback and prompt to report to bugzilla.
5) See the attached image firsttime.jpg for a picture of the error.
6) Contents of the firstboot.1030230371.23 specified in the image is here:

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

7) This happens on all servers the first time the system boots after an 
install only.  After that, the system seems to work normally.  This is new
with Beta 4 and not seen previously.

Is the issue reproducible? yes 

Workaround: no
Action by: Bryan.Leopard
Issue Registered
Action by: Bryan.Leopard

Status set to: Waiting on Tech
File uploaded: firsttime.jpg

ISSUE TRACKER 14887, opened as sev 2.

Comment 1 Larry Troan 2003-02-04 04:28:21 UTC
Created attachment 89829 [details]

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2003-02-04 15:58:29 UTC

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

Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:51:35 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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