Why does sosreport command fail with the error "ImportError cannot import name sos_get_command_output" ?

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Issue

  • sosreport command fail with the following output.
#  sosreport
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/sbin/sosreport", line 20, in <module>
    from sos.sosreport import main
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/sos/sosreport.py", line 31, in <module>
    from sos.plugins import import_plugin
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/sos/plugins/__init__.py", line 21, in <module>
    from sos.utilities import (sos_get_command_output, import_module, grep,
ImportError: cannot import name sos_get_command_output

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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