Bug 83577 - error logged by firstboot while trying gethostbyaddr call.
error logged by firstboot while trying gethostbyaddr call.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 82061
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: firstboot (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
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Reported: 2003-02-05 14:02 EST by Richard Ryniker
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:51:37 EST
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Description Richard Ryniker 2003-02-05 14:02:27 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.3a) Gecko/20021212

Description of problem:
log file:  /root/firstboot.1044331814.39

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:  () argument 1 must be string, not None

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How reproducible:
Didn't try

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phoebe beta release.
Installation proceeded satisfactorily after error.
Comment 1 Brent Fox 2003-02-05 14:16:23 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 82061 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:51:37 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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