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Bug 82197

Summary: Time panel ifails in firstboot
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Naba Barkakati <naba>
Component: firstbootAssignee: Brent Fox <bfox>
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Description Naba Barkakati 2003-01-19 18:20:08 UTC
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Description of problem:
During firstboot, time panel failed to appear and a dialog said to report the
bug and send this copy of the traceback:

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


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How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Could try by turning on firstboot again, but haven't done so
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Actual Results:  Error message and traceback saved in a file in home directory

Expected Results:  Date/Time configuration panel should appear

Additional info:

Comment 1 Brent Fox 2003-01-20 15:46:55 UTC

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

Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:51:15 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.