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Bug 1360699 - virt-what should depend on dmidecode on aarch64
Summary: virt-what should depend on dmidecode on aarch64
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: virt-what
Version: 7.3
Hardware: aarch64
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: Richard W.M. Jones
QA Contact: Virtualization Bugs
Depends On:
Blocks: 1212027 1275349 1301891
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-07-27 11:05 UTC by Richard W.M. Jones
Modified: 2016-11-04 07:02 UTC (History)
11 users (show)

Fixed In Version: virt-what-1.13-8.el7
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Clone Of: 1275349
Last Closed: 2016-11-04 07:02:59 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2016:2469 normal SHIPPED_LIVE virt-what bug fix update 2016-11-03 14:07:01 UTC

Description Richard W.M. Jones 2016-07-27 11:05:00 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #1275349 +++

Comment from Andrew Jones on 2016-07-26 02:13:35 EDT:

> > Since when acpi=off, virt-what get the result by inspecting
> > /proc/device-tree ,so I didn't think it would be a matter that dmidecode
> > didn't installed by default.
> Hmm, I think the RHEL build of virt-what should depend on dmidecode,
> as the ACPI boot detection depends on dmidecode, and RHEL will always
> be boot with ACPI. Rich?

I agree.  Currently the spec file contains:

%ifarch %{ix86} x86_64
Requires:       dmidecode

I think that aarch64 should now be added to that list.

Comment 2 Xianghua Chen 2016-07-28 09:59:22 UTC
Verified with packages:

Install ore update virt-what:
# yum update virt-what
... ...
--> Running transaction check
---> Package virt-what.aarch64 0:1.13-7.el7 will be updated
---> Package virt-what.aarch64 0:1.13-8.el7 will be an update
--> Processing Dependency: dmidecode for package: virt-what-1.13-8.el7.aarch64
--> Running transaction check
---> Package dmidecode.aarch64 1:3.0-2.el7 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
... ...

It's depending on dmidecode now.

So verified.

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2016-11-04 07:02:59 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

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