koan fails to start in RHEL 6

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Issue

  • koan is dying on my system

    # koan -r -s 169.82.114.235
    - looking for Cobbler at http://169.82.114.235/cobbler_api
    <type 'exceptions.NameError'>
    global name 'CX' is not defined
      File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/koan/app.py", line 216, in main
        k.run()
       File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/koan/app.py", line 318, in run
        self.system = self.autodetect_system(allow_interactive=self.live_cd)
       File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/koan/app.py", line 388, in autodetect_system
        raise CX("the rhpl module is required to autodetect a system.  Your OS does not have this, please manually specify --profile or --system")
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6
  • koan prior to version 2.0.7-6.el5sat

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