Richard W.M. Jones
rjones at redhat.com
Wed Feb 10 14:44:04 UTC 2010
On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 09:35:07AM -0500, Seth Vidal wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Feb 2010, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > I'm trying to track down a bug (563103) which only occurs in Koji. We
> > think it may be because the Rawhide qemu binary, when it runs on the
> > Koji RHEL 5 kernel, makes some system call that returns -EINVAL.
> > Unfortunately qemu turns -EINVAL from a host system call into an
> > emulated disk error. If qemu was issuing some syscall with a new
> > parameter which the RHEL 5 kernel didn't understand that could cause
> > the syscall to return -EINVAL.
> > Anyhow ..
> > To test this theory, I'm trying to run mock in RHEL 5.4, but using the
> > Rawhide mock config, ie:
> > $ mock -r fedora-rawhide-x86_64 --rebuild /tmp/libguestfs-1.0.83-6.fc13.src.rpm
> > This does not work because the yum version in RHEL 5.4
> > (yum-3.2.22-20.el5) cannot parse the SHA256 checksums in the Rawhide
> > repos (see: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500069#c7).
> > But how does this work in Koji? Does Koji have a newer version of yum
> > specially installed to deal with this case? Or does Koji/mock somehow
> > run the Rawhide version of yum (and can I get my mock to do the same)?
> enable epel and run:
> yum install python-hashlib
Superb, that works, thanks.
Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
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