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Bug 80436 - autorun installer fails
Summary: autorun installer fails
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: phoebe
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-26 11:49 UTC by Johannes Roith
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:49 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-01-27 18:01:22 UTC

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Description Johannes Roith 2002-12-26 11:49:43 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2b) Gecko/20021014

Description of problem:
I'm updrading from RedHat 8.0. When I run setup (no boot setup, I execute
autorun) I get the following error, when the setup checks the packages:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-packages/", line 529, in ? ()
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-packages/", line 464, in run
    self.do_system_info_state ()
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-packages/", line 350, in
    self.comps = self.method.readCompsViaMethod(hdlist, self.simple_progress.update)
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-packages/", line 488, in
    update_method = update_method)
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-packages/", line 387, in __init__
    self.readCompsFile(file, self.packages)
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-packages/", line 466, in readCompsFile
    self.compsxml = rhpl.comps.Comps(file)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhpl/", line 297, in __init__
    self.load (filename)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhpl/", line 304, in load
    doc = libxml2.parseMemory(file, len(file))
  File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/", line 716, in parseMemory
    ret = libxml2mod.xmlParseMemory(buffer, size)
TypeError: xmlParseMemory() argument 1 must be string without null bytes or
None, not str

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Execute autorun

Actual Results:  Installation aborts.

Expected Results:  Setup should continue.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-12-27 16:45:22 UTC
Did you test your CDs?

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2003-01-27 18:01:22 UTC
Closing due to inactivity - please reopen if you have additional information to
add to the report.

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