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Bug 77422

Summary: mkinitrd gives syntax error (line 315) when kudzu detects >1 SCSI device
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Paul Clements <paul.clements>
Component: mkinitrdAssignee: Peter Jones <pjones>
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE QA Contact: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Description Paul Clements 2002-11-06 20:37:40 UTC
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Description of problem:
mkinitrd displays a shell syntax error:

/sbin/mkinitrd: line 315: [: too many arguments

The fix is as follows, I believe:

--- /sbin/mkinitrd.ORIG 2002-11-06 15:30:10.000000000 -0500
+++ /sbin/mkinitrd      2002-11-06 15:30:39.000000000 -0500
@@ -311,7 +311,7 @@
        dev=$(mount | awk "/ on ${esc} / { print \$1 }" | sed 's/[0-9]*$//' |
cut -d/ -f3)
        if [ "$(echo $dev | cut -c1-2)" = sd ]; then
            host=$(kudzu --probe -b scsi |
-             gawk '/^device: '${dev}'/,/^host:/ { if (/^host/) print $2; }') 
+             gawk '/^device: '${dev}'/,/^host:/ { if (/^host/) { print $2;
exit; } }') 
            if [ -d /proc/scsi/usb-storage-${host} ]; then

This way, only the first SCSI device that is detected, and matches, will be checked.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce: mkinitrd on a system with more than 1 SCSI device (that kudzu can detect)
and also with root or /boot FS on an sd[a-z] device


Actual Results:  syntax error, as described above

Expected Results:  no syntax error, and correct USB handling (not sure if that's
broken because of this or not, I don't actually have USB)

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-01-06 04:58:27 UTC
thanks for the fix, added to cvs and will be in 3.4.34-1

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2006-08-04 20:32:16 UTC
Red Hat Linux and Red Hat Powertools are currently no longer supported by Red
Hat, Inc. In an effort to clean up bugzilla, we are closing all bugs in MODIFIED
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cracks. If, in fact, these issues are not resolved in a current Fedora Core
Release (such as Fedora Core 5), please open a new issues stating so. Thanks.