Bug #678

cant go to dashboard due to package reinstall screen everytime

Added by Bipin Chandra almost 10 years ago. Updated almost 10 years ago.

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im on the 19th June nanobsd snap and there was a recent patch by Emal regarding package sync etc on bootup but i guess after that now the index.php file always shows me package installation instead of the dashboard, i just have the vnstat2 package and that too on upgrade and reboot, it syncs in console but doesn't work at all as package reinstallation is broken

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Added by jim-p almost 10 years ago

We should still delete this file if it's found, or the GUI can go into an infinite loop reinstalling packages. Fixes #678


#1 Updated by Jim Pingle almost 10 years ago

I committed a fix for this and restarted the snapshot builder run that was active, so the next set of snapshots should include the fix. In the meantime, from the console shell, do this:

# rm /conf/needs_package_sync

And you should be able to get back into the Dashboard.

#2 Updated by Anonymous almost 10 years ago

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#3 Updated by Ermal Lu├ži almost 10 years ago

Well i think rather than hiding an error it needs to be found where this setting is triggered elsewhere?
It will still do the double installation of packages this way.

#4 Updated by Jim Pingle almost 10 years ago

No, the removal of the file won't cause the packages to install again.

If you want to disable the GUI reinstall, fix/disable the actual check, not the removal of the file. That is what is causing the loop. The file should be removed in that block regardless, if you want to ensure the packages do not get reinstalled again.

#5 Updated by Chris Buechler almost 10 years ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Resolved

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