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Bug 157744 - rederer import not found
Summary: rederer import not found
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-lvm
Version: 4
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jim Parsons
QA Contact: Jim Parsons
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-05-14 13:00 UTC by Brian G. Anderson
Modified: 2008-01-23 18:14 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: FC5
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-01-23 18:14:55 UTC

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Description Brian G. Anderson 2005-05-14 13:00:32 UTC
Description of problem:
I just did a fresh install of FC4T3 and when I invoke system-config-lvm from the
menu nothing happens.  Invoking it from the command line yields a traceback with
the following message

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/sbin/system-config-lvm", line 48, in ?
    from renderer import volume_renderer
ImportError: No module named renderer

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.install fresh system
2.infoke system-config-lvm
Actual results:

Expected results:
lvm wizard

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jim Parsons 2005-05-17 18:44:06 UTC
The file is definitely in the distribution, where it is supposed to be. I have
checked this 6 ways from Sunday!

Comment 2 Brian G. Anderson 2005-05-17 20:52:56 UTC
Well, I played around with this some more.  

First of all I remove system-config-lvm and removed
/usr/share/system-config-lvm.  I then reinstalled the rpm.  Here is what I found

* Invoking this from the Desktom->System Setting->Logical Volume Management
doesn't bring up this tool.  The little time icon runs for a while and then it

* invoking "system-config-lvm" from the command line results in the renderer not
found message coming up.

* invoking "sudo system-config-lvm" (ie as root) brings the tool up and it seems
to work.

* invoking "system-config-lvm" after running it previously as root will result
in a message "Please restart /usr/sbin/system-config-lvm with root permissions"

* Using the menu to invoke the tool still doesn't work.

Some observations:  in other tools the python files *.py are read-execute by
group and others.  In system-config-lvm, they are not.  When I invoke the tool
as root the *.pyc files get created as read by everyone.

I couldn't figure out why invoking it from the menu doesn't bring up the login
as root prompt that all the other tools provide.

Remember I am using a fresh install of FC4T3 so this is the state of lvm as it
came from rawhide.

Comment 3 Brian G. Anderson 2005-05-17 21:07:03 UTC
Ok I found out what is wrong.  The entry in
/usr/share/applications/system-config-lvm.desktop lists the exec path as
/usr/sbin/system-config-lvm instead of /usr/bin/system-config-lvm.

Comment 4 Jim Parsons 2005-05-23 20:01:13 UTC
ah - sorry to doubt you! Fixed in 0.9.30-1.0

Comment 5 Jim Parsons 2005-05-23 20:01:51 UTC
Fixed in 0.9.30-1.0

Comment 6 David Lawrence 2006-07-18 02:55:58 UTC
QA_READY has been deprecated in favor of ON_QA. Please use ON_QA in the future.
Moving to ON_QA.

Comment 7 Matthew Miller 2007-04-06 15:05:20 UTC
Fedora Core 3 and Fedora Core 4 are no longer supported. If you could retest
this issue on a current release or on the latest development / test version, we
would appreciate that. Otherwise, this bug will be marked as CANTFIX one month
from now. Thanks for your help and for your patience.

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