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Bug 82148 - firstboot fails after fresh install
Summary: firstboot fails after fresh install
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 82061
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: firstboot
Version: 9
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Brent Fox
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-01-18 06:44 UTC by Ulrich Drepper
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:51:14 UTC

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Description Ulrich Drepper 2003-01-18 06:44:08 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.3b) Gecko/20030117

Description of problem:
After a completely fresh install upon the first boot, firstboot fails.  A window
with in the tital pops up and reads:

Traceback (most recent call list):
 File "/usr/share/fistboot/", line 153, in __init__
  vbox, eventbox = module.launch()
 File "/usr/share/firstboot/modules/", line 75, in launch
 File "/usr/share/firstboot/modules/", line 64, in setUpScreen
  self.dataPage = data_gui.datePage(self.dataBackend)
 File "/usr/share/redhat-config-data/", line 171, in __init__
  ntpServer = socket.gethostbyaddr(ntpServerIP)[0]
TypeError: gethostbyaddr() argument 1 must be string, not None

Since there is a problem with the Data and Time module,
Red Hat Setup Agent will not load this module and
will attempt to run the remaining modules.

Please file a bug [...]

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

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Fresh install.
    Is there something about ntp versions in the installer?  I don't
think I've selected anything.

Actual Results:  Above message in a window

Expected Results:  firstboot GUI

Additional info:

Comment 1 Brent Fox 2003-01-18 17:40:52 UTC
No, nothing wrong with ntp.  It was a bug on my part in redhat-config-date.

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

Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:51:14 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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