Ron, thanks for going through this so thoroughly! I've added some comments
> I just tried to enrole in Redmine so I could put in a ticket on the new
> version of the Foreman 1.1 installer, just a few things I noticed while
> installing on Ubuntu 12.04 server. It's been over an hour, I assume I
> fat-fingered something while enrolling, I'll have to deal with that, but
> meanwhile, I thought I would post my findings here:
> This was not on a "real" machine, but in a VM (virtualbox if it matters).
> 1. the package rubygems needs to be installed for the generate_answers.rb
> script to successfully run, but this was not part of the instructions.
> IMHO, this should be installed as a required package.
+1, this will be fixed in the package that's going out today or tomorrow.
> 2. Script, generate_answers.rb must be run after "cd
> /usr/share/foreman-installer", or it won't run. Not running from this
> directory results in an error message:
initialize': No > such file or directory - foreman_installer/answers.yaml (Errno::ENOENT) > from /usr/share/foreman-installer/generate_answers.rb:91:inopen'
> from /usr/share/foreman-installer/generate_answers.rb:91:in
parting_message' > from /usr/share/foreman-installer/generate_answers.rb:84:in >save_or_run_and_exit'
> from /usr/share/foreman-installer/generate_answers.rb:164
This is also fixed in the 1.1-2 package.
> 3. During run of puppet, as part of running generate_answers.rb, install
> fails with message:
> "err: Removing mount files: /etc/puppet/files does not exist or is
> not a directory."
> It's a minor issue, but could be confusing. Doesn't cause failure
> 4. During run of puppet, as part of running generate_answers.rb, install
> fails with message:
> change from absent to directory failed: Cannot create
> /usr/share/puppet/modules; parent directory /usr/share/puppet does not
> This is a result of /usr/share/puppet directory not existing. It
> causes several other issues down stream.
I'll looking into this now since I haven't seen it before and will get the
fix into the upcoming release.
···On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 1:03 PM, Ronald Wolf wrote:
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