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RE: Kickstart hangs when removing sendmail



It would be helpful if you posted your kickstart file, or as much of it
as possible.

--Micah Parrish



On Thu, 2005-01-27 at 23:30 -0500, Chris Mckenzie wrote:
> I had tried that early on, but noticed it wasn't getting removed.
> Deamon was still present and startable.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> - Chris
> 
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: kickstart-list-bounces redhat com
> [mailto:kickstart-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Micah Parrish 
> Sent: January 27, 2005 11:26 PM 
> To: Discussion list about Kickstart 
> Subject: RE: Kickstart hangs when removing sendmail
> 
> 
> I think you can exclude sendmail by putting
> 
> -sendmail
> 
> in the packages section of your kickstart file.
> 
> --Micah Parrish 
> micah parrish hp com
> 
> On Thu, 2005-01-27 at 23:22 -0500, Chris Mckenzie wrote: 
> > Thanks Phil. 
> >  
> > - Definitely indefinitely? Or just a really long time? 
> >  
> > Never comes back. I've waited as long as 20 minutes. 
> >  
> > - Why not exclude sendmail from the package list in the kickstart  
> > file? 
> >  
> > I didn't. Most probably included as part of a RH package I most  
> > definately didn't expect to include a sendmail dep, or anaconda  
> > insists on installing it despite not including it. 
> >  
> > - ps/pstree on the Alt+F2 VT should show at which point the
> thing's  
> > hung 
> >  
> > Don't know if it'll help. 
> >  
> > - rpm has various verbose/debugging flags which should help pin it  
> > down 
> >  
> > I'll have to take a closer look. Maybe I can get more out of rpm
> after  
> > all. 
> >  
> > Thanks. 
> >  
> > - Chris 
> >  
> > -----Original Message----- 
> > From: kickstart-list-bounces redhat com 
> > [mailto:kickstart-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Philip 
> > Rowlands  
> > Sent: January 27, 2005 11:09 PM  
> > To: Discussion list about Kickstart  
> > Subject: Re: Kickstart hangs when removing sendmail 
> >  
> >  
> > On Thu, 27 Jan 2005, Chris Mckenzie wrote: 
> >  
> > >Hi all. 
> > >  
> > >My kickstart occasionally hangs indefinitely intermittedly when
> from 
> > my 
> > >%post I call: 
> > >  
> > >       rpm -e sendmail 
> >  
> > - Definitely indefinitely? Or just a really long time? 
> > - Why not exclude sendmail from the package list in the kickstart 
> > file?  
> > - ps/pstree on the Alt+F2 VT should show at which point the thing's 
> > hung  
> > - rpm has various verbose/debugging flags which should help pin it 
> > down 
> >  
> >  
> > Cheers, 
> > Phil 
> >  
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