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Bug 590591 - NoOption Error for latest RHEL6 nightly during install
Summary: NoOption Error for latest RHEL6 nightly during install
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: Chris Lumens
QA Contact: Release Test Team
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-10 09:20 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2010-07-02 20:48 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: anaconda-13.21.40-1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-07-02 20:48:48 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2010-05-10 09:20:08 UTC
Cannot install latest RHEL6 nightly from 8th May 2010, i get the following traceback.

anaconda 13.21.37 exception report
Traceback (most recent call first):
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/", line 540, in get
    raise NoOptionError(option, section)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 611, in _getAddons
    validAddons = c.get(section, "addons").split(",")
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 783, in doConfigSetup
    addons = self._getAddons(repo.mirrorlist or repo.baseurl[0])
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 353, in setup
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 1187, in doBackendSetup
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 285, in doBackendSetup
    if anaconda.backend.doBackendSetup(anaconda) == DISPATCH_BACK:
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 205, in moveStep
    rc = stepFunc(self.anaconda)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 126, in gotoNext
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 657, in run
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 1107, in <module>
NoOptionError: No option 'addons' in section: 'variant-Workstation'

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Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-05-10 10:48:17 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 3 Chris Lumens 2010-05-10 19:40:36 UTC
Got a patch ready to go, just need a QA ack.

Comment 4 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2010-05-11 01:59:36 UTC
Can i have an updates.img for testing?

Comment 5 Chris Lumens 2010-05-12 18:34:03 UTC
Make sure you're using the latest tree, and...


Comment 6 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2010-05-13 06:26:42 UTC
Works for me.

Comment 9 Alexander Todorov 2010-06-15 10:33:51 UTC
anaconda 13.21.50 (0610.n.0 tree). No such traceback with the Workstation variant. Install completed successfully. Moving to VERIFIED.

Comment 10 2010-07-02 20:48:48 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Beta 2 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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