Bug 88642 - dateBackend.py fails line getNtpServer token index
dateBackend.py fails line getNtpServer token index
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 78651
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-date (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
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Reported: 2003-04-11 13:21 EDT by Joseph G. Kneuer
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:52:37 EST
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Description Joseph G. Kneuer 2003-04-11 13:21:44 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20021003

Description of problem:
Root password request screen works normally, but actual calendar time
screen never opens.  Returns to console.

Console message reads:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-date/redhat-config-date.py", line 35, in ?
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-date/mainWindow.py", line 176, in __init__
    self.datePage = date_gui.datePage(self.dateBackend)
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-date/date_gui.py", line 154, in __init__
    ntpServer = mainWindow.dateBackend.getNtpServer()
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-date/dateBackend.py", line 184, in getNtpServer
    self.ntpServer = tokens[1]
IndexError: list index out of range
This program works perfectly on another machine (i586 laptop)
Files in /usr/share/redhat-config-date match between machines.

In both cases running over LAN using VNCViewer/VNCServer.  Both machines current
under "up2date". Both rpm-config-dates are version 1.5.2-10.  Was able to set
date on problem machine using
date --set=STRING
from the console

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. From console, type 
redhat-config-date &

2. Always behaves as in description

Actual Results:  As in description

Expected Results:  Normal redhat-config-date window allowing correction of
system date and time.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Brent Fox 2003-04-14 12:20:33 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 78651 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:52:37 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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