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Bug #18381

PXE loader attribute does not work with host group inheritance

Added by Marek Hulán almost 2 years ago. Updated 4 months ago.

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TFTP
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Description

reproducing steps:

1. Define a host group A where you set OS and configure "PXELinux BIOS" (the value does not matter)
2. Define sub host group B, set A as a parent
3. The PXE loader attribute does not inherit anything and prints Inherited parent (no value)

it should show "Inherited value (PXELinux BIOS)" but it does not work. The reason is that other attributes respecting inheritance combines two methods. For example `ptable_id` only return uninherited value while `ptable` works with inheritace. Since pxe_loader is not relation but simple attribute this does not work.

I started to work on the fix but didn't have time to finish it, feel free to inspire at here, the host group form works, but when it's applied in host form, the pxe_loader remains blank.

A workaround I had to do was assigning the pxeloader in all child host groups.

Present probably since 1.13+, see #12634


Related issues

Related to Foreman - Feature #12634: New HW Model flag pxe_loader in UI/APIClosed2015-11-30
Has duplicate Foreman - Bug #18493: PXE loader is not inherited from parent hostgroupDuplicate2017-02-14
Has duplicate Foreman - Bug #19560: pxe loader not inherited from parent hostgroupDuplicate2017-05-16

Associated revisions

Revision b8b00a96 (diff)
Added by Swapnil Abnave over 1 year ago

Fixes #18381 - PXE loader show inherited value in host/hostgroup

History

#1 Updated by Marek Hulán almost 2 years ago

  • Related to Feature #12634: New HW Model flag pxe_loader in UI/API added

#2 Updated by Marek Hulán almost 2 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)

#3 Updated by Swapnil Abnave almost 2 years ago

I started to work on the fix but didn't have time to finish it, feel free to inspire at here, the host group form works, but when it's applied in host form, the pxe_loader remains blank.

I'll try this.

Thanks!

#4 Updated by Swapnil Abnave almost 2 years ago

  • Assignee set to Swapnil Abnave
  • Target version set to 158

#5 Updated by The Foreman Bot almost 2 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Ready For Testing
  • Pull request https://github.com/theforeman/foreman/pull/4260 added

#6 Updated by Dominic Cleal almost 2 years ago

  • Has duplicate Bug #18493: PXE loader is not inherited from parent hostgroup added

#7 Updated by Swapnil Abnave over 1 year ago

  • Target version changed from 158 to 177

#8 Updated by Swapnil Abnave over 1 year ago

  • Status changed from Ready For Testing to Closed
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

#9 Updated by Dominic Cleal over 1 year ago

  • Has duplicate Bug #19560: pxe loader not inherited from parent hostgroup added

#10 Updated by Filip Brychta over 1 year ago

I can still see this in foreman 1.15.2

#11 Updated by Marek Hulán over 1 year ago

  • Legacy Backlogs Release (now unused) set to 240

The commit https://github.com/theforeman/foreman/commit/b8b00a962d4f1a8ba21877896254845599474946 was merged in develop branch, it means it will be part of new minor release. Setting 1.16.0.

#12 Updated by Daniel Lobato Garcia about 1 year ago

  • Bugzilla link set to 1483948

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